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CM Khattak assures Mardan rape victim’s family of support

CM Khattak assures Mardan rape victim’s family of support
January 18, 2018

MARDNA: Chief Minister (CM) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pervaiz Khattak accompanied by Inspector General Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police Salahuddin Mehsud on Thursday visited the family of a four-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and murdered in Mardan.

The police said that 4-year Asma had been playing outside her house in the Gojar Ghari area when she went missing on Saturday and her body was found a day later in a nearby sugarcane field. The chief minister assured the victim’s family that culprits would be arrested soon and promised all possible support to the family.

Her postmortem examination report said that she was raped and strangled. Mayar claimed that police were trying to hide the sexual assault in order to save the provincial government’s image.

Protest demonstrations were being held demanding the provincial government to arrest the killers. District Nazim Mayar has called an All-Parties Conference regarding the incident who claimed that the police have not mentioned section regarding rape.

He demanded that addition of rape and terror clauses in the case. Meanwhile, a jirga of elders in the area has given the government a 72-hour deadline to nab the culprits.

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