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Pakistan Parents Padlock Daughter’s Grave To Prevent Rape

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Pakistan Parents Padlock Daughter’s Grave To Prevent Rape

Parents in Pakistan now padlock the graves of their dead daughters to prevent them from being raped by lustful men.

Necrophilia cases are on the rise in the country, according to reports, and some social media users, including activists and writers, took up the issue again on Thursday.

First Post reports that one user named Haris Sultan, a former Muslim atheist activist and author of The Curse of God Why I Left Islamic, said he denounced Islamist ideology for their actions.

Pakistan has created such a Hot, s*xually frustrated society that people are now putting padlocks on the graves of their daughters to prevent them from getting raped. When you link the burqa with rape, it follows you to the grave,” Sultan tweeted on Wednesday.

Another Twitter user Sajid Yousaf Shah wrote, “The social environment created by #Pakistan has given rise to a s*xually charged and repressed society, where some people have resorted to locking their daughter’s graves to protect them from s*xual violence. Such a connection between rape and an individual’s clothing only leads to a path filled with grief and despair.”

Women’s bodies have been unearthed and desecrated on several occasions in the past.

The scariest necrophilia case ever reported in Pakistan was in 2011 when a grave keeper named Muhammad Rizwan from North Nazimabad, Karachi was arrested after he confessed to raping 48 female corpses. Rizwan was caught running away after desecrating a corpse. He had caught the attention of nearby grave diggers and some other people.

Most recently in May 2022, some unknown men dug out the corpse of a teenage girl and raped it in the Chak Kamala village in Gujrat, Pakistan. This occurred on the same night the family had buried the deceases.

According to reports, the shocking incident came to light when the deceased girl’s relatives visited the graveyard the next morning as per their religious traditions. The kin found the body dug up and lying uncovered. The body showed signs of rape.

In 2021, some unknown men had carried out a similar barbaric act in Maulvi Ashraf Chandio’s village near the coastal town of Ghulamullah.

In 2020, A man was arrested on February 28 after being caught red-handed raping a corpse of a woman in a graveyard in Punjab, Pakistan. The incident occurred in Okara City in the Punjab province. The accused was identified by his first name, Ashraf.

In 2019, a woman’s dead body was allegedly dug up and raped by unidentified men in Karachi’s Landhi Town. The woman was buried in Ismail Goth Graveyard.

The woman’s body was dug up one day after it was buried. The caretaker of the graveyard told the deceased’s family that a dog had removed the slab which was covering the grave.

In 2013, a 15-year-old girl’s body was found lying outside her grave in Gujranwala and was reportedly assaulted s*xually.

Following this incident, the then chief minister of Punjab in Pakistan, Shahbaz Sharif had ordered a swift inquiry into the incident. The matter reportedly is still sub-judice.

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