KHAR: Local residents on Sunday took out a rally to protest brutal murder of an eight-year old girl and demanded the government to arrest the culprits and punish them publicly.

The protesters gathered outside Khar Press Club where they staged demonstration and chanted slogans agaisnt the administration for failure to trace the culprits. They were holding banners and placards inscribe with demands to arrest and publically hang the culprits.

Two days ago, unknown persons kidnapped eight-year old Mohtarama in Laghari area of tehsil Mamond, killed, mutilated and then put acid on her face that burnt her beyond recognition.

The protesters threatened to block all major roads in the district if the culprits were not arrested within days and would stage a sit-in till they are arrested.

Meanwhile, mother of the deceased accused her step sons of killing her daughter and demanded that they should be arrested and punished.

The district administration has arrested all the seven persons nominated by her mother and being interrogated.