Minor girl assaulted, killed in Kamonke -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Minor girl assaulted, killed in Kamonke

GUJRANWALA – Angry citizens on Sunday blocked GT Road and suspended traffic for several hours in protest against the assaulting and death of a minor girl at Pak Town Kamonke. Police used teargas and baton charged the protesting mob after failing to restore traffic peacefully.

Accused Nazir, 25, a resident of Pak Town Kamonke, took three-year-old Adina, daughter of a local trader, to his home and allegedly assaulted her.

Hearing the cries of the ill-fated girl, the neighbours rushed to the spot and caught the culprit red-handedly. They handed over accused Nazir to the police shifted the girl to hospital in precarious condition but she could not survive. After hearing the news of the soul-harrowing incident, people staged a protest demonstration on the GT Road and blocked the traffic.

The angry mob was demanding the instant execution of the culprit on the GT Road. Police tried to restore traffic and after failing to do so through negotiations, used tear gas against the protesters and baton-charged them. A case has been registered against accused Nazir and the police have shifted him to the central jail to avoid any untoward incident.
Source: The Nation
Date:3/31/2008