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.
Khairpur witnesses another case of ‘honour’ killing as 13-year-old Rimsha Wassan was murdered by accused Zulfiqar Wassan who is said to have strong backing of powerful political elites. But let we all collectively & vehemently raise voice for #JusticeForRimshaWassan pic.twitter.com/adXPFLuT9r
Kapil Dev (@KDSindhi) 3 February 2019
13 yr old Ramsha was brutally murdered by Zulfkar Wasan ,nephew of Manzoor Wasan.FIR registered but culprit is free, becuase he belong to influetenal Wassan family, he is nominated in 20 murder cases, yet free,we demands #JusticeForRimshaWassan @BBhuttoZardari @BakhtawarBZ pic.twitter.com/6AotraNSVk
Dr.Arfana Mallah (@Arfanamallah) 2 February 2019
A 13yr old girl Rimsha was killed in the village of PPP leader Manzoor Wassan. The accused in the case is one Zulfiqar Wassan. Sindh Police has finally decided to take action only after a strong social media movement by citizens and activists demanding #JusticeForRimshaWassan pic.twitter.com/ZVRF6LRZGn
M. Jibran Nasir (@MJibranNasir) 2 February 2019
It is heartbreaking that a young woman has been so ruthlessly killed in #Kotdiji. I have told the SP that it is not enough to have the state register a case against the culprits. The culprits must be arrested urgently. #JusticeForRimshaWassan
Nafisa Shah (@ShahNafisa) 2 February 2019