Necrophilia is reportedly on the rise in Pakistan, as residents are now keeping the graves of women under lock.
According to India Today, a girl’s body was discovered outside a cemetery in Qila Didar Singh, Gujranwala, after being allegedly sexually raped in the year 2013. It was gathered that the then Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the incident, ordering an immediate investigation, Express News reported.
Zainab, a fifteen-year-old daughter of Muhammad Munir, died of electrocution the day before and was buried on Tuesday night, April 25, by her family.
Local people discovered her corpse outside the cemetery and notified the family and authorities.
The police believe that the body had been removed from the grave with the purpose of sexual intention. Officials stated that the desecration of the remains would be proven after the inquiry was concluded and that any offenders involved would face appropriate punishment.
Police in Qila Didar Singh have apprehended a suspect and begun an investigation.
Harris Sultan, an Ex-Muslim Atheist activist and author, took to Twitter to share a photo of a woman’s grave under lock.
Alongside the image, he wrote: Pakistan has created such a horny, sexually 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.