The National Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill against corporal punishment of children in all educational institutions
She died hours after receiving corporal punishment from her teacher
Shireen Mazari said corporal punishment is also contrary to Islamic injunctions.
Justice Athar Minallah during the hearing called presence of Human Rights Minister Dr. Shireen Mazari without being summoned by the court a welcome sign.
'The student was tortured over failure to contribute Rs500 to a party fund.'