MARDAN: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women (KPCSW) condemned murder of a 5-year old Asma Bibi by unknown persons in Chandar ParVillage Gujjar Garhi District Mardan.

A press release issued here said that the incident involving the girl’s alleged abduction few days ago and recovery of her body from the nearby fields with clear marks of violence on her body.

It said that it was a sad reminder of gruesome incident happened in Kasur district where a seven-year old Zainab was kidnapped, raped and murdered brutally by an unknown person.

The commission expressed serious concerned over the alarming rise of incidents of crimes and violence against women and young girls in the society.

The Commission strongly denounces the incident and reiterates its stance of ensuring provision of justice on immediate basis by arresting the perpetrators and awarding them an exemplary punishment. The Commission will also take up the case with the relevant authorities within its mandate.

Courtesy: TNN