KARACHI: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two teachers for torturing students at a seminary in Mominabad area of the metropolis.
According to the police’s preliminary investigation, the seminary teacher identified as Qari Fareed was severely beating one of his students, according to a video made by a local went viral on social media.
Police further said that the other students also tried to stop the teacher from beating the student, however, he continued to torture the pupil.
Following this, the District South police began searching for him and arrested the accused, a police official said.
Mominabad police said that they had registered FIR against the seminary teacher and began further investigations into the matter.
It was further revealed that another teacher, Qari Ali Syed had tortured a six-year-old boy on August 19, 2020, in Khalid Bin Waleed madrassa located near Orangi Town, leaving marks on his back.
The parents of the boy said they had taken their son to the doctor who gave him medicines and advised him bed rest. They demanded action against the seminary teacher.
The child’s father has registered an FIR against the accused. Further investigations are underway.
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