Lahore (Staffa Report): Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has formed a committee on safeguarding children to review and recommend measures to prevent the increasing trend of child abuse in our society, said a notification issued on Saturday by media wing of CM Office Punjab.

According to the notification, Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah will head the committee comprising of 20 members including Rana Mashhood and Punjab Inspector General.

The committee will be bound to forward proposal to the Chief Minister in 15 days pertaining to the inclusion of child safety measures and related university research articles in the curriculum.

The committee will holistically reviewing and recommending measures to prevent the increasing trend of child abuses in the society.

The committee will also form a report about the delay and developments in the abuse cases against children. It will give recommendation in the cases that have been subject to negligence.

The step came after the recent incident of child abuse in which a seven-year-old girl Zainab was raped and murdered in Kasur.