Protests in Pakistan over inaction on rape and murder of girl, seven

By Memphis Barker and Waqar Gillani in Islamabad

Roads have been blocked and cars burned in Kasur as outcry grows over death of child found in a rubbish dump on Tuesday

Roads have been blocked and vehicles burned in the Pakistani city of Kasur as hundreds of people protested against police inaction in the case of a seven-year-old girl who was raped and murdered last week.

The body of the girl, Zainab, was found in a rubbish dump on Tuesday. She was the 12th child to have been murdered in the past year within a 1.2-mile (2km) radius of Kasur, a city in the province of Punjab scarred by years of paedophilia scandals.

Not often that you see a TV news anchor bring her own child to her news cast – @SAMAATV ‘s Kiran Naz did precisely that to make a point about how she felt as a mother in Pakistan #JusticeForZainab #Justice4Zainab

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Source:: The Guardian – Pakistan

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