Several videos and pictures have surfaced on social media showing an old man, retired school teacher, raping a 10-year-old boy in Sindh’s Khairpur district. The suspect Sarang Shar is an influential man in the locality. As his son is Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s Khairpur district vice-chairman.
According to details, First of all, the victim’s family registered the first information report (FIR) in the local police station.
According to the FIR, the victim’s father is a driver by profession and he told the police that his 10 years son was sexually abused by his tuition teacher. His son is in grade 6 and taking private tuitions from Sraang Khan at his private property.
As soon as the victim’s father watched the video he ran to the police station. He said: “I was horrified to see the video. A teacher is supposed to build his students’ careers but this one destroyed my child’s life.” He said that his son had recently joined Sarang’s tuition center during the lockdown. “My son’s school was closed, so I thought it was a good idea to send him to a tuition center instead. But this man is not a teacher, he is an animal.”
Aslam Shar’s (PTI)’s Khairpur district VC’s Reaction
As per details Aslam Shar, the suspect’s son said that:
“I am currently out of town and unaware of the details. I cannot say that the person in the videos or photos is my father. The phones of my family members are off. I am trying to contact them and will provide updates when I get home.”
Advocate Raza Hussain, a lawyer who had highlighted the matter on social media, said that:
“Sarang was a very influential person in the area. But the whole city stands with the victim. We will go to court for the issue,” he insisted, adding that they would also register a case in Karachi.
According to residents, several other videos had also circulated showing Sarang sexually abusing other children. “He forced his students to engage in sexual activities with each other and made videos of them,” claimed Hussain. Further, accusing the teacher of blackmailing the children as well.
Civil society activists reacted strongly to the revelations, urging authorities to take notice.
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