KHAIRPUR: A 13-year-old girl Rimsha Wassan was shot dead by a nephew of former PPP minister Manzoor Wassan at her hometown, Sindhpost reported.

As per details, Rimsha Wassan allegedly was killed by Zulfiqar Wassan, who is relative of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Manzoor Wassan.

As per the news circulating on social media, Rimsha from Khairpur was kidnapped by Zulfiqar Wassan. He kept the girl at his place and allegedly raped her.

However, according to the deceased mother, Wassan family was afraid that Rimsha might proceed with her case in court, which may damage the image of the influential family.

In a video circulating on social media, Rimsha’s mother told that she tried to stop them and showed them the Holy Book (Quran), but they didn’t listen and kidnapped her daughter from her home.

Feeling threatened by Rimshas possible legal action against her, she was murdered in broad daylight with nine bullets piercing through the innocents vulnerable delicate body.

SSP Umar Tufail has labelled the murder as the case of honour killing without any prior investigation.

It has also been learnt that the accused is also nominated in already 20 other cases.

After the post went viral on social media, people started demanding justice for the bereaved family.