A cleric who raped children at least three madrassa students was arrested in the Bhutta Wahan area of ​​Rahim Yar Khan, reports Geo Urdu. The rape survivors are aged between 10 to 12 years.

According to the police, the initial medical report of three children proved that they were being raped.

The affected children told the media that the cleric had raped six madrassa children so far and threatened to kill them if they told their families about the sexual abuse.

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The families of the children who were raped demanded that strict action should be taken against the cleric and he should be hanged. They said that their children refused to go to the madrassa and revealed that the cleric sexually abused them.

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The madrassa cleric fled from the area. However, a case was registered against him and raids were conducted in order to arrest him.

In June, the Punjab government said that they would declare an emergency following an increase in rape and sodomy cases in the province.