Punjab

Protest Over GC University Girl Killing After Rape

The university friends of a Government College University female student Abida who was killed after being raped in Faisalabad on Friday staged protest over the gruesome incident while the social media was also abuzz with trends of Justice for Abida.
According to details, the body of a girl who had gone missing earlier this week was found in a canal on Wednesday.
According to a doctor at the hospital where autopsy was conducted, she was subjected to rape and violence before being strangled to death. The victim was a student of English literature at the Government College University, Faisalabad.The students of the university staged protest over the incident despite the security at the varsity rooting out the protest camp. The students expressed their anger over the incident and said that if such incidents continue to occur then how could they focus on their education.
They demanded of the authorities to trace the culprits involved in it and said that they would not sit quietly unless those behind it are not nabbed.The social media also reacted with anger over the gruesome incident with the GC University Student and Justice for Abida became the top trend in Pakistan on Twitter after people raise the issue on the micro-blogging website.
Suspects Arrested
They demanded of the government and the concerned authorities to not only arrest the culprits behind this heinous crime but also ensure security for the women.
Meanwhile, the police had arrested three persons over suspicions of their involvement in the case and all of them lives in the neighborhood of the murdered female student.
They are shifted to undisclosed location for further investigation.
Father Statement
The girl’s father, told the media on Thursday that his daughter had left the university after attending her classes, but did not return home.
“I and my relatives got worried and launched a search for her, but to no avail. I then approached Gulberg police for registration of a case, but the SHO not only refused to entertain my application but also used objectionable language.“I then sought assistance from City Police Officer Athar Ismail. But the CPO neither bothered to take action against the SHO nor ensured registration of a case,” Ali said, overcome with emotion while recalling his helplessness.
The girl’s father quoted eyewitnesses as saying they had seen some people bundling her into a car near the university.
SHO Suspended, Inquiry Ordered
The CPO has suspended the Gulberg SHO over the delay in registration of the case. A departmental probe into the incident has also been initiated against him. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has sought a report on the matter. The CPO has formed two teams to trace and arrest the culprits.