Islamabad, 9 April 2021: Information Secretary PPPP, Shazia Marri has strongly condemned the recent statement of Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding increase in rape cases and reasons thereof. She said that Imran Khan’s irrepressible statement has enraged the people of Pakistan and poured salt over the wounds of innocent victims of rape crimes and their families. Prime Minister’s statement is not only condemnable but has caused us great embarrassment at the international level”, Shazia Marri said.
She further said that Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had also taken serious notice of such an irresponsible and insensitive statement by the country’s premier. “Imran Niazi has done enough damage to the country’s economy and the plight of Pakistani people, he’s now acting as a rape apologist!”, Marri said.
Shazia Marri said that minors as young as 4 and 5 years of age were being raped in the country and such barbarianism was being justified by the Prime Minister himself. Pakistan People Party demands an apology from Imran Khan over his statement which had hurt people in Pakistan and around the world, Shazia Marri.