The Sindh Police have arrested a retired schoolteacher for allegedly raping minor students, many of whom he tutored at a private property in Khairpur. The suspect was caught on Friday evening after escaping arrest earlier.
According to details, Sukkur range Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Fida Hussain Mastoi said police had raided the suspect’s hometown but he managed to escape. The DIG also confirmed the scandal that went viral on social media.
The suspect, who was a government schoolteacher, had recently retired. He was accused of raping one of his students, recording the act and then circulating it on social media. He has also been accused of forcing his students to commit sodomy with each other. It is pertinent to mention here that all students at his tuition centre were between the ages of 10 and 12.
After the news gained traction on social media, social activists, journalists and other members of the civil society expressed their outrage on the matter and demanded the authorities take strict action against the suspect.
Mehwish Hayat also took to Twitter to applaud the Sindh Police for taking swift action.