LAHORE: A Quran teacher mercilessly tortured a 10-year-old student for taking a break and not memorising his lesson. The perpetrator was identified as Muhammad Tahir, and has now been detained by the police.
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The victim’s father Muhammad Hussain, a native of the Kot Lakhpat region, filed a First Information Report (FIR) with the Liaquatabad Police. He claimed that his son, Tayyab, used to attend Quran classes at Tahir’s house. The complaint added that the teacher held his son hostage for a day before releasing him on February 5.
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“On February 3, my son did not attend to take the lesson, and when he went there the next day, the teacher did not allow him to go back as a punishment,” the complainant stated. He wrote in the FIR, “When Tayyab returned home, he was crying out of agony and revealed he was beaten up by the Quran teacher with a cable lock.”
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Numerous horrifying images reveal the student’s back with signs of torture. A General Hospital medical staff also confirmed that Tayyab had been tortured.
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