Deadly protests after girl, 8, raped and murdered

14 Enero, 2018, 02:04 | Author: Kelly Blake
  • Zainab Ansari's body was found in a rubbish dump several days after she went missing. She had been raped and strangled

Police say the girl was kidnapped near her home when she was on her way to take a Quran class. The outrage has spilled over in Kasur after the body of a child was found in a garbage heap Tuesday, where she is believed to have been dumped after being raped and murdered.

"For the last two years, we are living in fear, parents are scared to send their kids outside", her father, named as Amin Ansari, said in televised comments.

The ruling PML-N lawmaker revealed that they doubt the presence of serial killer in this case as happened in the previous incidents. And several of the protests for Zainab have turned violent, with police firing at the crowd, At least two people have been killed. Her parents were in Saudi Arabia for Haj at the time of the incident.

Police confirmed the girl was strangled to death and said she was the eighth minor to have been raped and murdered in the city in the past year.

"If the police had done their jobs properly then they would have found her as soon as they got hold of the CCTV", he said. The protests continued for the second day. However, this has led to the unfortunate deaths of two protestors. They have also smashed auto windows with sticks.

Pakistani members of the Hazara community hold a vigil in tribute to Zainab
Pakistani members of the Hazara community hold a vigil in tribute to Zainab

Reports say protesters blocked the main roads into the city, about 50km south of the eastern part of Lahore, using tractors and large cement blocks and shouted slogans like "justice for Zainab". Civil rights activist and lawyer Jibran Nasir has demanded a list of changes at a protest event on 11th January 2018.

Three police officers were arrested for opening fire on protesters instead of into the air.

During the hearing, the Chief Justice ordered to utilize the entire police force to capture the accused.

A video of a woman anchoring a show with her daughter sitting on her lap, has been going viral. The Punjab government has announced a reward of 10 million rupees for information leading to the killer's capture, as well as compensation packages for the protesters killed on Wednesday.

An FIR was registered against unidentified men and investigations have begun in the case. Given that public discussions are already turning to all the reforms that need to be made to address the problem of child sexual abuse in Pakistan, if this anger and momentum is harnessed and kept going, it could spell real change for Pakistan.

More news: Walt Disney (DIS) Holder Asset Advisors Corp Has Decreased Position
More news: Trump Says US "Could Conceivably" Rejoin Paris Climate Accord
More news: Retail Box leaks the specs of Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus



Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
Frontier Capital Mngmt Co Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). The investor is now holding $37.87 million shares due in part to a decrease of 1.39 million new shares in their portfolio.

Raiders plan to hire Tom Cable as offensive line coach
That will mean a reunion between the Seahawks and Cable for the Seattle-Oakland game in London next October 14. Among the media in attendance, Steve Wyche and James Palmer from NFL Network weighed in on the event .

Rouhani orders labor min. to immediately determine fate of oil tanker crew
It was not clear as of Sunday afternoon whether the tanker was still spilling oil. The Crystal's crew members were all Chinese nationals.

Gabriel Jesús estará entre dos y tres semanas de baja, confirma Guardiola
Gabriel Jesus se dañó los ligamentos de la rodilla izquierda en el empate sin goles ante el Crystal Palace el 31 de diciembre .

Excluye EU a Guerrero en recomendación de viaje a México
En Nivel 2 , de precaución incremental, entrarían el resto de las entidades mexicanas. Los nuevos niveles de riesgo establecidos por el gobierno son cuatro.

James Franco Skipped the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards
Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance, " The Shape of Water ", was the top film victor with four awards . Oscar voting for nominations takes place from January 5 to January 12, according to The Wrap .

GKN rejects takeover from Melrose, to split in two
Those calls became louder after a profit warning in October, which was sparked by the difficulties at its aerospace business. But Melrose shares have subsequently climbed 7%, lifting the value of the offer to 422p a share.

College Football Sportscaster Keith Jackson Dies At Age 89
Jackson began his career in broadcasting sports games in 1952 when he called the Washington State and Stanford football game. Jackson rose above that incident, later winning an Emmy and being inducted into two sportscasting halls of fame.

La selección uruguaya sub 20 jugará el Sudamericano en Ecuador
Al igual que en los campeonatos anteriores, el evento se dividirá en dos grupos conformados por cinco selecciones. El campeón y vice clasifican a la Copa Mundial de Francia, a jugarse entre el 5 y 24 de agosto próximo.

NC murder suspect shot dead after 'ambushing' officers at police station
Investigators believe Bennett shot and killed White and then took his infant daughter in west Charlotte Thursday afternoon. There is no word on what may have led to the incident. "I've never seen no aggression out of him", said Rahshawn Johnson.