KARACHI: PPP MPA Sharmila Farooqi, on Wednesday, submitted a resolution in the Sindh Assembly condemning the Kasur child abuse scandal.

The resolution was unanimously passed in the assembly with the PML-N, PML-F, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) supporting the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) resolution.

Reports of the sexual abuse of about 280 children have shocked the country. Most of the victims who are from Husain Khanwala village near Kasur are less than 14-years of age. The victims were sexually abused and filmed by members of a gang. Their families had also been blackmailed by the gang since 2009.