KASUR -UNS– The enraged locals on Wednesday took to the streets against the brutal murder of a seven-year-old girl after rape and demanded to hang the culprit in public.
Zainab was kidnapped six days ago from Road Kot when her parents left for Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah. The girl was strangled to death after being raped.
Police officers recovered her body from a garbage heap near Zaki Ada.
Her funeral prayer was led by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Tahir-ul-Qadri and offered by flocks of people.
Talking to media, Tahir-ul-Qadri said that Zainab’s murder is humanity’s insult. He held Punjab government responsible for the mishap and said that the leaders have no right to stay in power now as they cannot secure the lives of the innocent peopleA shutter down strike was observed in the metropolis against the killing while enraged lawyers also boycotted judicial proceedings at district bar and urged to take action into the matter.
Father says no burial until culprit caught
Bereaved father of the minor girl has vowed to not bury body of her daughter until the culprit is nabbed.
While talking to the media, he complained that the police did not cooperate with the family to find the missing girl. He said that neighbours and relatives continued search for late Zainab day in day out.
The grieving father said that police did not shoulder their responsibilities.
Protest turns violent
Meanwhile, police officers resorted to aerial firing when violent protesters tried to storm commissioner office. The eyewitnesses said that two people have been killed while three other sustained severe wounds in the clash.
The injured have been shifted to the hospital for medical assistance whereas the security personnel are busy in dispersing the locals.