Punjab

JIT Formed to Probe Zainab’s Murder

The government of Punjab has constituted Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the innocent child Zainab’s dreadful killing, who was raped and killed in Kasur, headed by Additional IG Khuda Bakhsh on Wednesday.
On the orders of the chief minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif JIT has been set up and directed to submit report within 24 hours.
The committee headed by AIG Khuda Bakhsh and comprised of police officials and officials of intelligence agencies.
Earlier, the Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken the notice of vicious killing of seven-year old girl Zainab, who was raped and killed in Kasur on Tuesday, and summoned report from IG Punjab within 24 hours.
A Seven-year-old girl was brutally raped and murdered in Kasur, said police sources.According to the details, the miner girl, Zainab was kidnapped four days ago from Road Kot, Kasur. She was strangled to death after being rapped. The police have recovered her body from a garbage heap on Tuesday evening.
People blocked the railway road and staged protest demonstration over the brutality and murder. They demanded of the Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif to take notice of the murder.The victim of Kasur incident parents, who were out of country to perform Umrah have reached Islamabad few hours after their daughter’s funeral in Kasur and said they will not bury their daughter until justice is served.
Speaking to the media, Zainab’s father said, “In Pakistan, security is only for leaders and we are just insects.” He further stated the police did nothing when they were informed about her abduction, and said Zainab was a loving child, who had a keen interest in religion. “She knew the five Islamic kalmas by heart.”