KASUR – A shutter down strike is being observed in Kasur today (Wednesday) against the brutal killing of a seven-year-old girl after rape.
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 molested.
Police officers recovered Zainab’s body from a garbage heap near Zaki Ada whereas her funeral prayer will be offered after her parents will return to Pakistan.
A First Investigation Report (FIR) has also been registered against the assailants on the directives of Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shehbaz Sharif, who strongly condemned the heinous act and also expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.Meanwhile, enraged lawyers boycotted judicial proceedings at district bar in protest and demanded early action into the matter.
It is to be mentioned here that as many as 12 children have been killed after rape in Kasur in one year whereas police officers have killed three people involved in such crimes.