KARACHI: Enraged residents caught a school’s security guard for allegedly trying to kidnap a five-year-old girl in Karachi’s Ibrahim Hyderi area.

According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwer, the minor had complained to her parents regarding the school guard harassing her. Parents reached the school and tortured the guard.

In revenge, the guard allegedly tried to abduct the girl after the school was off, that is when the locals caught him and called the police. Afterwards, the residents also vandalized the school property for giving inappropriate security arrangements.

Getting information about the mishap, heavy contingent of Rangers arrived at the scene and arrested the guard. An investigation into the matter has been launched.

Former president Asif Ali Zardari taking notice of the incident directed CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah to investigate the matter and bring the culprits before the justice.

The incident took place two days after seven-year-old Zainab’s body was recovered from heap of garbage in Kasur. The girl was strangled to death after being raped, medical report confirmed.