Actor Ali Zafar calls for CCTV cameras installation in madrasas
Karachi: Pakistani heartthrob Ali Zafar has appealed for installation of CCTV cameras in madrasas saying it will be helpful in monitoring the conduct of teachers there.
"I feel CC cameras need be installed in all madrasas. Their curriculum, teachers and conducts to be monitored by the government. Awareness campaigns on child abuse behaviour. Anyone to teach should be tested for qualification and appointed," Ali tweeted.
His comment comes after the news of a nine-year-old child being beaten to death by his madrasa teacher on Sunday.
The actor re-tweeted a post from the official page of the Chief Minister's Special Monitoring Unit from Pakistan's Punjab province, which read: "From a child protection perspective Punjab has made a hotline for receiving complaints regarding schools. This hotline is currently being tested across Punjab, and a full-scale launch is expected soon.
"These are obviously starting measures and we are always looking for further suggestions from concerned citizens. Your help to the cause is invaluable."
Ali said he appreciates the efforts.