Govt. Ensure to Facilitate Boy, 8, who lost his Arms after Electricity Wires Fell Down

Sindh government has decided to ensure full medical treatment to the 8 years old boy who lost his both arms after high-tension wires of K-electric fell on him outside his house.

Both arms of Muhammad Umar, 8, was playing outside his house on 3rd day of Eid ul Azha, when a high-tension wire of K-Electric fell on him.

Minor was taken to Civil Hospital Karachi’s Burns Centre where doctors saved his life but he had to be amputated.

FIR was registered against K-electric and a commissioned was formed to inquire the case. Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senator and Chairman Senate Committee on Human Rights, Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar said that the commission took the notice of the incident and directed K-electric to compensate the affected family.

It was decided that K-Electric will pay Rs5 million as a compensation money to victim’s family and further Rs 25000 per month.

When child is grown up a job will offered to him, beside that govt. will bear all the educational expenses and medical expenses of the child.

Sindh Chief Minister, Murad Ali Shahm, said

that the government will carry out victim’s treatment abroad so that he can get best facilities.

Legal proceedings against K-Electric have been initiated on failure to maintain its distribution network which caused the amputation of both arms of an eight-year-old boy.

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