Minor girl brutally raped, killed and dumped in trash in Kasur

12 January, 2018, 03:27 | Author: Katrina Soto
  • Minor girl brutally raped, killed and dumped in trash in Kasur

The girl, identified as Zainab, had gone missing from her house five days ago and search had been underway to find her whereabouts.

Describing his grief, her father told the BBC: "It's like the world has ended".

Zainab's murder sparked protests on Wednesday outside a Kasur police station where demonstrators threw rocks at police and authorities fired live rounds at the crowd.

Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and champion for female education, tweeted Wednesday she was "heartbroken" about Zainab's tragic fate and demanded action against the killer.

The incident was widely reported by local media, and people across the country took to social media to condemn the crime.

The protests claimed two lives when police resorted to firing in a bid to stop the protesters from surrounding the District Police Officer (DPO) and District Coordination Officer (DCO) offices.

Her parents had traveled to Saudi Arabia to perform their pilgrimage and the child was living with her aunts.

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Hargrave later raises her hand and when called on again asks a question about the issue of teacher salaries and pay raises. So when Hargrave was called on a second time, a city marshal stepped in and escorted her to the hallway.

On Tuesday, the police found her body in a dumpster about a mile away from her home in Kasur, a city in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Grief and shock were evident on the faces of residents of Punjab's Kasur city as they tried desperately to come to grips with coldblooded murder of 7-year-old Zainab after being sexually assaulted for second day on Thursday. I want the culprits involved in this heinous crime behind the bars.

An eight-year-old Pakistani girl was allegedly raped multiple times and then murdered, here. Kasur made global headlines in 2015 when a gang of paedophiles running a child sex ring was busted, Dawn reported.

Pakistan cricketers Mohammad Hafeez and Mohammad Amir also tweeted condolences to Zainab's parents. Pakistani Nobel Prize victor Malala Yousafzai recently joined the family's call for justice. According to reuters, this is not the first time such incident has been reported from Kasur.

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has assured Zainab's family that an investigation has been opened and that the culprit [s] will soon be caught, Ansari said.

Pakistani politician and ex-international cricket player Imran Khan also condemned the incident and said that the guilty must be punished "swiftly".

The cleric is a staunch political rival of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League party and he has led violent rallies in the capital, Islamabad, since 2014 after eight of his supporters were killed in anti-government rallies in Lahore, Punjab's provincial capital.

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