A local court on Thursday sent key accused in Rimsha murder, Zulfiqar Wassan, to police custody on physical remand for three days.

Wassan is accused of killing Rimsha under the pretext of honour. Khairpur police yesterday arrested accused Zulfiqar in the murder case and started a probe into the incident. One suspect Ghaffar Wassan has already been arrested.

A 14-year-old girl, Rimsha was killed at her house in village Pir Guddu near Kotdigi last week. Kotdigi area is stronghold of former home minister Manzoor Wassan. The crime rate in the area is high.

Rimsha’s mother said the kidnappers handed over her daughter’s body to them after kidnapping and killing her. The media is reporting that Rimsha was killed for her willingness to make a freewill marriage.

Earlier Monday, Sindh Assembly witnessed a pandemonium after its chair refused to take up a resolution pertaining to killing of Rimsha.

Opposition lawmaker from PTI Dua Bhutto asked the deputy speaker Rehana Leghari to take up the matter for debate.