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Attempted suicide no longer considered crime in Pakistan

MN Report 11:44 AM, 24 Dec, 2022
Attempted suicide no longer considered crime in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi recently provided formal consent to abolish attempted suicide as a punishable offense.

The Criminal Laws Amendment Act (Section 325) regarding the consideration of attempted suicide as a punishable act, was repealed in front of the court recently.

During the court proceedings, the amendment was approved and attempted suicide was considered an act that shall no longer be penalised in Pakistan.

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