Police said an 18-year-old girl from the Hindu community was shot and killed near Chuara Mandi district in Sukkur on Monday.
According to Sukkur Station House Officer (SHO) Bashir Jagirani, the attacker (identified as Wahid Bux Lashari) and two of his accomplices broke into Pooja Kumari’s home and shot her. Officials said La Shari she wanted to marry a teenager, but she refused.
The victim’s father, Sahib Oad, said that Article 34 (acts committed by multiple persons to promote a common intention), 302 (punishment for murder), 337H(ii) (harm as a result of hasty or negligence in punishment for crime) Pakistan criminal law.
Police arrested Rashari today and filed it with the district court, which held him in custody for 10 days.
Later, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari accused Sindh police of arresting all suspects in the case. He also praised Sindh police for “quick arrest”.
Bilawal said in a statement that authorities must ensure that the perpetrators are severely punished.
Serb.com It could not be independently confirmed that all suspects were arrested.
Bilawal also expressed solidarity with Kumari’s family and said that anyone who seeks to harm an oppressed should face the PPP first.
Kumari’s murder was criticized on social media, along with the #JusticeforPooja trend on Twitter.
PML-N’s president, Shebaz Sharif, said the murder was “atrocious and reprehensible” and “represents our collective failure and puts our entire society to shame.”
“No girl deserves this. We wondered why we keep hitting lows,” he tweeted.
Former MQM leader Raza Haroon was one of those who demanded justice for the girl who was murdered. He urged the Pakistan People’s Party (Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari) to take action, calling it “the worst form of human rights violations and persecution of the Sindh religion”.
Activist and lawyer Jibran Nasir criticized local authorities, saying, “In the PPP government, child marriage laws are no more valuable than printed paper.
“The door is open for forced conversion of underage girls because child marriage is promoted by corrupt and ignorant people. [officials],” he added.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai’s father, Ziauddin, called the murder “disgusting” and “a heinous crime” and added that “we must all speak up to demand justice for the bravest Puja Kumari.”