Protesters demand justice for 4-year Asma, raped and killed in Mardan

MARDAN: Workers of Awami National Party and civil society on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against rape and murder of four-year old Asma and demanded of the government to arrest the killer immediately.

The protesters led by district nazim Himayatullah Mayar and member KP Assembly Ahmad Bahadur chanted slogans against the government to its failure to arrest the killer.

They condemned the murder and rape of the four-year old and criticized Chief Minister Pervez Khattak for not visiting the aggrieved family.

They demanded the culprits should be arrested as soon as possible who should be awarded exemplary punishment so that no one could dare to commit such crimes in future.

The district nazim said that the police should mention rape and anti-terrorism sections in the FIR and warned to stage a protest on January 19 if the culprits were not arrested.

Advisor to prime minister Amir Muqam and Senator Robina Khalid visited the affected family and expressed their deep sympathies with them. Asma was kidnapped and later her body was found from nearby field who taken to hospital for postmortem where doctors said she was raped before murder.

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