(DAILY MAIL) — A change in law that would allow the criminal age of responsibility in Pakistan to be raised from seven to 12 has been hindered by authorities who claim it is unnecessary… because of curry.

The Minister of the Interior said that the nation’s children grow up more quickly than in other countries due to the hot climate and spicy food.

Raising the age to 12 would adhere with United Nations guidelines – and the move has frustrated politicians keen to see a bill passed to that effect.

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