Lahore minor succumbs to wounds after brutal beating by seminary teacher

Teacher had beaten the seven-year-old boy with an iron rod

Ummay Farwa
Representational photo. 

LAHORE: A seven-year-old boy died on Tuesday three days after being brutally beaten by a seminary teacher in Lahore.

According to the minor's parents, Abdul Wahab had gone to a seminary in Shalimar area of Lahore, where his teacher had beaten him up with an iron rod breaking the minor's shoulder bone.

The boy was seeking treatment at Mayo treatment when he passed away, according to the police. 

The body was handed over to the deceased's family after the postmortem. Police have also been registered a case over the incident. 

Police said that the facilitator in the case, identified as Ghafoor, has been taken into custody while a police team has left for Azad Kashmir for the arrest of the prime suspect. 

On January 22, a 10-year-old boy was allegedly beaten to death by a cleric in Karachi’s Bin Qasim area. 

The cleric, identified as Qari Nizamuddin, had beaten the child to death with a stick at his seminary in Edu Goth area. 

The boy, Muhammad Hussain, had to be rushed to the hospital, however, he succumbed to his wounds on the way.

Following the incident, the police had taken the suspect into custody.

Later, it was reported that the child’s parents had forgiven the cleric for the death of their son and did not register a case against him.