- Web Desk
Fatima murder case: Twitter demands Justice
- Web Desk
- Aug 17, 2023
Trigger warning: The Fatima murder case contains details of murder and abuse that may be disturbing for some readers.
ISLAMABAD: The hashtag Justice for Fatima continued to trend on Pakistani Twitter on Thursday, with people demanding justice and condemning the alleged brutal murder of the 10-year-old Fatima.
A Twitter user described the tragic incident as ‘shocking and heartbreaking,’ while another expressed a sense of hopelessness regarding the prospect of achieving justice.
Have a look at the Twitter reactions:
The fact that Asad Shah Jilani had influence over the SHO & doctor and got them to silence the family even before this whole thing became public makes me wonder how many cases are just burried and forgotten about. What justice can we expect in a world like this. #JusticeForFatima
— ifra (@Ifra_J) August 17, 2023
The brutal torture and death of girl, aged 10 at Pir Asad Jilani’s Haveli in Khairpur is a shocking and heartbreaking tragedy. The police and the corrupt system tried to silence the system girl’s parents, but the case eventually was highlighted. The accused has…
— Veengas (@VeengasJ) August 16, 2023
I just checked tweets with #JusticeForFatima. Its horrific. First, they hire help and then treat them badly. I am deeply disturbed.
— Tehreem Azeem (@tehreemazeem) August 17, 2023
— Nadia Jamil (@NJLahori) August 16, 2023
The local police on Thursday arrested two key suspects in connection with the mysterious death of Fatima in the Ranipur taluka of Khairpur district.
Read more: Doctor, SHO arrested in Khairpur murder case
According to reports, Fatima, employed as a domestic maid at a haveli owned by a local influential, was found dead under mysterious circumstances.
After her death, the employer reportedly informed the girl’s mother of her death and advised her to remove the body from the premises.
Fatima’s mother stated that they brought her daughter’s body from the haveli, where she claimed two of her other daughters were also working.
A case has been lodged on the complaint of Fatima’s mother, Shamim Khatoon, under sections 302 and 34 of the Pakistan Penal Code at Ranipur police station and an investigation has begun.