Pooja Kumari’s father Ode says, Now let’s say Hindu girls are abducted for forcible conversion.
|After the incident, the heirs staged a sit-in by placing the body of the slain Pooja Kumari on the national highway. (Photo: Taj Rind)|
According to Sukkur District Police, Pooja Kumari, a 16-year-old Hindu girl near Rohri, was allegedly abducted by some assailants who broke into her house and shot her dead for resisting.
According to police, the incident took place near Rohri near Chuhara Mandi in Patni police station.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sukkur Sanghar Malik while talking to local media in Sukkur on Monday evening claimed that the main accused in the murder of Pooja Kumari, Vahid Bakhsh Lashari has been arrested and the murder weapon was also seized by the police. Exported.
According to SSP Sukkur, accused Wahid Bakhsh wanted to kidnap Pooja Kumari to marry her.
According to him, the accused entered the house of the victim for the same purpose, but the victim refused to go with the accused and resisted, on which the accused shot the girl in the head and killed her.
After the incident, the heirs staged a sit-in by placing the body of the slain Pooja Kumari on the national highway, after which queues of vehicles formed on the country’s busiest highway.
Sukkur-based journalist Taj Rind told The Independent Urdu that the sit-in on the national highway caused queues of vehicles coming and going from Sindh to across the country.
The sit-in lasted for more than two hours. A large number of women were also involved in the sit-in while the police ended the sit-in at the request of the heirs
A statement issued by Sukkur Police Spokesperson Bilal Leghari said that the arrested accused Wahid Bakhsh Lashari confessed to the crime before the police and said that he broke into the house within the premises of Patni Police Station to chase away the victim, Pooja Kumari. On the refusal of the accused, he took extreme action and fired and fled the scene. The victim succumbed to her injuries on the spot.
Pooja Kumari’s father Odd told Independent Urdu that there have been several cases of abduction of young Hindu girls in Sindh and forcible conversion, but it is said that Hindu girls have voluntarily converted to Islam. She marries a Muslim boy
Today my daughter Pooja Kumari not only denied but also resisted the accused who broke into her house and kidnapped her. Now suppose that Hindu girls are abducted for forcible conversion.
According to Mr. Ode, the accused had been harassing his daughter for several months. He broke into the house several times, asking the police to provide protection, but the Sukkur police did not act on the request.
If the Sukkur police had acted on my request, my daughter would not have been killed today. Whenever there is an incident with a Hindu girl, the attitude of the police is irresponsible, which will always hurt.
SSP Sukkur Sanghar Malik was contacted in this regard, but he declined to comment on the incident.