Murder of minor girl: Protests break out in Pakistan’s eastern city of Kasur

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By Muhammad Luqman

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Pakistan’s eastern city of Kasur to protest the murder of a minor girl.

The  body of the  eight years old , who went missing last week, was found dumped in a trash pile.

According to TV channels, forensic  examination of the body has confirmed that  the girl was raped before being killed .

Two people are reported killed during the clashes  with police. It was not immediately clear whether they died of police fire.

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 .  A large number of people attended the funeral of  the minor girl.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has  taken notice of the incident and has sought report from the Inspector General Punjab Police.

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari , Asif Zardari, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and others  have  condemned the  incident .

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