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#JusticeForZohraShah: Girl beaten to death by employers in Rawalpindi over setting free their parrots

According to the police, the suspect admitted that he and his wife had beaten Zahra after she let his "expensive pet parrots escape from their cage".

Justice For Zohra ShahThe victim was brought to the hospital and was still alive - OyeYeah News
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Netizens on Wednesday demand justice an 8-year-old girl was beaten to death by employers in Rawalpindi over setting free their parrots.

According to the police, Zahra, who was a domestic worker at a household in Rawalpindi, was brought to the Begum Akhtar Rukhsana Memorial Hospital on Sunday in an injured state by her employer.

Reportedly, the girl succumbed to her injuries soon after she was brought to the hospital and both her employers were arrested on the same day and an FIR was registered in Rawat police station on behalf of the SHO.

As being reported, her employers were remanded into police custody until June 6.

According to the FIR, the victim was brought to the hospital and was still alive, and she had injuries on her face, hands, below her rib cage and legs.

The FIR was filed under Sections 302 (punishment for qatl-i-amd), 376 (punishment of rape) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code

After getting to know the horrific details of the incident, netizens took to social media demanding justice for this barbaric act that took an innocent life and hiring a minor as a house help.

https://twitter.com/iam_Rameen/status/1268106027632865280

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.