Demonstrators vandalise lawmakers' homes during protest against Kasur rape and murder

Twin cities fume over Kasur incident

A Little Girl's Murder Has Sparked Protests in Pakistan and Online

Zainab Ansari disappeared on her way to a lesson to study the Koran on January 4.

Samaa TV said the girl's death sparked protests that resulted in police firing on a crowd of protesters, killing two.

Zainab Ansari was caught on CCTV being led away by a mystery man and was later found raped and strangled on a rubbish pile about a mile from her home.

In fact it was not an isolated incident of its kind in Kasur but over the past one year the area has seen about twelve such horrific incidents taking place with minors with local administration appears to be in deep slumber and playing down the magnitude of child abuse, which made the young souls more vulnerable to such incidents.

Pakistani students light candles during a protest rally to condemn the rape and killing of Zainab Ansari, an 8-year-old girl, last week in Kasur, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Lahore, Pakistan. Today, I'm a mother. "Today, Pakistan is burdened by the weight of Zainab's coffin", she said.

Protestors in Kasur district of Pakistan's Punjab province broke into the residences of two lawmakers of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz on Thursday, Dawn reported.

One suspect in the Ansari case is also being considered for five similar crimes, according to police.

"Up to 1,000 protesters are in the streets", said Kasur police spokesman Muhammad Sajid.

After the incident, police sent the dead body to a hospital for postmortem.

A number of police officials have been transferred out of the region for failing to investigate complaints of missing children since 2015, when authorities uncovered what they said was a paedophile ring linked to a prominent local family.

Up to 20 people have been arrested over Zainab's murder "but the investigators have been unable to find any clue so far" Mr Sajid said.

Zainab's uncle, Ghulam Rasool, said: 'Police are not co-operating with us. "We do not want such an inadequate system".

Without mentioning the deaths that occurred when protesters were fired at in Kasur, the report acknowledged that after the recovery of Zainab's body, a large group of locals became violent and held a protest.

Ihtisham ul Haq, summed up many people's exasperation at a lack of progress in finding the killer. The clarification stated that the chief justice had only referred to a news item that had gone viral on social media.

Following a meeting with Zainab's father Anees, Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif sacked Kasur's police chief for negligence.

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