Riots erupted in Kasur against rape and murder of 8 years old girl


The brutal murder and rape of a 8 years old young innocent girl has incited anger  among the people of Kasur. Two people are reported killed during the clashes  with police. Protesters  took to  streets,forcing closure of markets and setting many vehicles on fire. Many protests clashed with police  which they said have failed to arrest a single suspect in child abuse cases. A group of protesters stormed the office of Deputy Commissioner .

 Two people were killed by gunshot wounds as enraged protesters armed with sticks and stones attempted to storm the deputy commissioner's office and were repelled by police. Two others were injured in the clashes, hospital sources said.

It was not immediately clear whether they died of police fire. It is the 12th such case to occur within a two kilometer radius in the city over a one-year period. Kasur had last attained local and international notoriety in 2015 when a gang of pedophiles running a child sex ring was busted in the city. The gang had allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted at least 280 children in the area, had blackmailed the families of the victims since 2009, and even sold video clips and images of the assault online.

The recovery of Zainab's body on Tuesday had ignited protests and a shutter-down strike in the city. The traders observed complete shutter down strike against this barbaric act.

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