KARACHI-Workers of various political parties and people of religious minorities on Tuesday staged protest demonstration against the sexually assault five year old girl at a village in Umerkot.

A large number of Menghar community, political workers and civil society activists assembled outside the Karachi Press Club and chanted slogans for arrest of people involved in the sexual assault of a minor girl, Vejenti Menghwar, resident of Ghulam Nabi Shah Village. According to the protesters, minor Vejenti Menghwar was sexually assaulted and thrown at a deserted place in unconscious condition in Ghulam Nabi Shah Village on Sunday, but police had failed to arrest the culprits even after three days.

They alleged that Hashim Mangrio, a relative of an influential personality of the area, committed the crime, but he was still roaming free due to partisan role of police.

Hareef Chandio, Ghulam Qambar Hajano and Rasheed Sadhayo of Awami Jamhori Party, Zohra Akbar and Nasir Mansoor of Labour Education Foundation, Saeeda Gopan of Sindh Aurat Tanzeem, Sundar Phul Menghwar of Sindh Academic Foundation were also among the protesters.

Protesters demanded for immediate arrest and exemplary punishment of the culprits involved in sexual assault of minor girl.