PPP Senator Sherry Rehman declared on Monday that the Senate has passed the Prevention of Torture and Custodial Death Bill, putting Pakistan on the course to condemning torment. Rehman expressed gratitude toward all legislators, explicitly her associate Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar and Federal Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari, for the work they put into this bill in the panel meetings.
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Near an hour after the entry of the bill, the rights association Amnesty International additionally invited the section of the bill. The bill was postponed by the PPP congressperson in February of last year.
The objective of the bill is to characterize torment and its various uses in Pakistan while adjusting homegrown law to the UN Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT), which Pakistan approved in 2010.
The bill proposes prison terms and fines for public workers liable for custodial torment, passing, and sexual savagery, with a fine of Rs2 million alongside a greatest 10-year sentence for custodial torment and a fine of Rs3 million alongside a life imprisonment sentence for custodial death and sexual violence.