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Celebrities urge authorities to take action after minor’s rape in Kasur

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An eight-year-old girl named Zainab was brutally murdered after being raped in Kasur. The girl was kidnapped outside of her home and her dead body was recovered days after from the piles of trash. 

This incident is another from the city of Kasur after a major scandal of child sexual abuse hit the city in 2014.

The girl’s dead body was found five days after she went missing. This is the 12th case of child sexual abuse reported from Kasur within a year.

The family and community took to the streets to protest after forcing the major markets to shut down.

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Scores of celebs took to Twitter to record their agitation and anger against the incident.

Actors such as Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan, Nadia Jamil, Ahmed Ali Butt, Iqrar-ul-Hassan as well as politicians expressed their grief in strong words over the incident.

 

Many analysts believe that the incompetence of the government to punish the culprits of child sex abuse earlier had caused such horrific incidents to occur time and again.

Also, they have said that the lack of education and extreme poverty crushes the humanitarian aspect of the humans.

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The direct responsibility is placed on the government and legislatures. The provincial and federal government’s lack of interest in formulating a comprehensive justice system is the major obstacle in controlling such horrific incidents.

Also, prompt investigations are needed to uncover the reasons for why Kasur is gradually becoming the epicentre of child abuse in the country.

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