Another toddler was raped and then murdered in Pakistan. Time and again there are brutal attacks in the country. The population demands more protection.
The violent death of a toddler has caused a stir in northwestern Pakistan. Several suspects have already been arrested, police in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province said Friday.
Two and a half year olds killed with a knife
An autopsy report revealed that the two-and-a-half-year-old girl from the city of Charsadda was raped and killed with knife wounds. The toddler disappeared on Tuesday and was found the next day. A violent crime in the province already caused horror in August. At the time, an 18-year-old raped and murdered the daughter of a six-year-old neighbor.
Two years ago, the rape and murder of a seven-year-old near the eastern city of Lahore sparked national outrage in the South Asian country. At the time, politicians, activists and celebrities demanded more protection for children from the government.