LAHORE: An additional district and sessions Judge (AD&SJ) on Saturday granted interim bail to three school girls, involved in torturing their class fellow at a private school in defense area, till 30th January.
AD&SJ Chaudhry Zafar Iqbal conducted the proceedings on the bail applications of the suspects.
The petitioners’ counsel argued before the court that police had registered a false and fabricated case against his clients.
He submitted his clients wanted to join the investigations to prove their innocence.
He pleaded with the court to grant benefit of bail to his clients.
The court, after hearing arguments of the petitioners’ counsel, granted interim bail to suspects till January 30.
The court also sought a report from police on the next date of hearing.
Defense-A police had registered a case against the suspects under section 337A, 354 and 379 of Pakistan Penal Code on the complaint of victim’s father, Imran Younas.
The complainant stated that her daughter was beaten by three of her class fellows at a private (Scarsdale International) school located in DHA phase 4 Lahore.
Taking to the Twitter Hadiqa Kiani held: “Parenting, mental health, drugs & alcohol, abuse, school surveillance, safety, elitism, power, trauma & so much more…There is so much to unpack with the way our society raises + protects criminals while silencing victims.
“My heart breaks for the… Most parents are delusional and voluntarily ignorant about what is happening in their children’s lives, many are unknowingly causing severe trauma to their children that they in turn regurgitate into other innocent children in even more extreme ways. Just think of every unfilmed just incident our children are facing every day.
“We can’t let this go on any further. Talk to your children, get involved and parent them with love – protect your kids and make them strong to handle the world. At the same time, I urge our government and educators to come together to put in place strict protocol to protect our children!
“I wish I had more concise thoughts at this time and will hopefully speak more on this issue soon but it all boils down to our system and parenting.”