Zohra Shah Death News spread on Social Media Zohra was killed by the couple for mistakenly releasing parrots from the cage.
Zohra Shah was an eight-year-old housemaid working in Bahria Town, Rawalpindi, Pakistan in a house. She mistakenly released two parrots from the cage, the house owner brutally tortured her then killed her. The homeowners (Husband and Wife) were filming the whole incident.
The family of Zohra sent her to Hasan Siddiqui and his wife Umm e Kulsoom for better education and life, Zohra came from Muzaffargarh a district in southern Punjab, Zohra was working with the family since four months ago as a domestic worker.
On Monday one of the employers confessed to the police that Umm e Kulsoom beat Zohra because she freed her two parrots. Zohra was critically serious she was receiving treatment at the city’s Begum Akhtar Rukhsana Memorial Hospital where she last breathed.
Update 10 June 2020
Zohra Shah’s killer Hasan Siddiqui is behind bars and he is sent on judicial remand along with his wife until 12 June 2020.
Police statement on Zohra Shah Death
‘We have arrested the couple and they have confessed to their crime,’ Rawalpindi police superintendent Zia Uddin told. Hasan Siddiqui brought Zohra to the hospital as he was leaving the hospital where he was arrested, and his wife was also arrested by the police.
According to police, “Mr. Siddiqui kicked the girl in her private parts and there were bruises on her entire body and she was bleeding.”
Pakistan’s Minister for Human Rights, Shireen Mazari, wrote on Twitter that her ministry was in touch with the police and we are following the case.
Viz case of domestic child maid Zohra abused & killed – MOHR is in touch with police. Our lawyer is following case.Husband & wife on 4 day remand. Mohr proposed amend to add domestic labour as hazardous occupation in Schedule 1 of Employment of Children Act1991 @RabiyaJaveri
— Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) June 3, 2020
Reaction of Twitteraties
zohra shah, a 7 year old, was beaten to death by her employers for letting their parrots out of a cage. people are beyond messed up. not only did they employ a kid, they literally murdered her. humanity is dead.
— p a i n (@dumbkidvibes) June 3, 2020
A 7 year old Zohra Shah was beaten to death in Bahria Town Rawalpindi for releasing parrots from their cage.
Zohra Shah was a domestic worker. #justiceforzohrashah
Nothing will change as long as strict laws are not passed and people are not punished accordingly for their crimes pic.twitter.com/qfW7G88zOk
— Fatima?? (@Fatiimaah6) June 3, 2020
An Eight years old #ZohraShah has been beaten up to death by his owner for accidentally freeing Caged parrots. Humanity bows its head in #Shame .
By the way Human Rights Minister is sleeping So plz don’t disturb. #JusticeForZohraShah pic.twitter.com/yBcU7NgGzV
— Imran Abbas (@ImranAbbas) June 3, 2020
It's not just factories. Child slaves are in many households.#zohrashah was 8 when she was murdered in a house for setting parrots free from their cage
YOU AREN'T GIVING THEM A 'BETTER' LIFE
— ??????? لعلین✨???????? ????? (@laaleen) June 3, 2020
#Pakistan: A 7 year old poor innocent girl Zohra Shah was beaten to death by her employers in Bahria Town Rawalpindi for releasing parrots from their cage. The bird belong to the family who’s child she took care of. @PTI_News@ImranKhanPTI@UNHumanRightshttps://t.co/ZIimBpUUyt
— Tarun Upadhyay ???️ (@tarunupadhyay98) June 5, 2020
— Dr.Zohaib Khalid (PT) (@ZohaibKhalidPT) June 4, 2020
— SenatorSherryRehman (@sherryrehman) June 5, 2020
8 year old #zohrashah killed by her employer in Rawalpindi for freeing caged parrots. The barbarity of this is sickening. First you employ an underage child & then murder her in cold blood! May you rot in hell! #JusticeForZohraShah
— Sharmila faruqi (@sharmilafaruqi) June 3, 2020
The Police officer (SHO) who arrested the killers of Zohra Shah has been transferred which is a shameful act by the Government.
— Hania Haque ? (@kaaliordilwali) June 3, 2020
Wake up Shireen the culprit family are trying to make a deal with victim mamoo and parent
The SHO has been transferred
Case will be closed soon and Zohra will become a statistic
Shame on your ministers and PTI all like previous rulers. https://t.co/yuKPT3WsYq
— Hayat Ali Shah (@hayatadr) June 5, 2020
According to the media reports and a Twitter user https://twitter.com/MalaikaSRaza, a couple used to frequently torture her The recordings have been found in their personal mobile phones. They paid Rs 80,000 to keep Zohra Shah for 8 months.
The employers of #zohrashah
used to frequently torture her & The recordings have been found in their personal mobile phones. They paid Rs 80,000 to keep her for 8 months. This is modern form of slavery! Thnx @sherryrehman for taking it up to Senate https://t.co/lMB03KHrvN
— S Malaika Raza (@MalaikaSRaza) June 5, 2020
Zohra Shah killers Arrested by the Police
A picture has been shared by Pakistani Police officer Imran Abbas of the killer where he said ” Rawalpindi Police has arrested the two couples”
An eight year old girl abused to the point of death by home owners, who kept the child as a maid.
@RwpPolice became plaintiff of the case; arrested the husband and wife for their despicable atrocity. CPO @AhsanPSP, and all of us stand devoted to ensure justice for little angel. pic.twitter.com/AXXi1os3Z6
— Muhammad Imran Abbas (@nofearghazi) June 2, 2020
Twitterati appreciating Police on the arrest of Zohra Shah Killers
Please make this couple a example for others BUT also put the parents of child also behind the bars of little angel who ask her to be maid in such little age. Isnt bloody father responsibility to feed 8 years old? Arrest all.
— Sabir Hussain (@SabirHu42858713) June 2, 2020
very professional @RwpPolice Police! Proud of you!!
The culprits be made example so as no one ever dare to commit such heinous crime
— Naila aziz (@Nailaazizpti) June 2, 2020
Appreciate @ahsanpsp u r doing great but much efforts required at higher level
— Bilal Kayani (@BilalKa53262294) June 2, 2020
شاباش سی پی او راولپنڈی محمد احسن یونس
ایسے درندہ صفت لوگ انسان کہلانے کے بھی لائق نہیں ہیں انکے خلاف سخت قانونی کارروائی ہونی چاہیے،
— Tahir Mahmood (@Tahirmpak) June 2, 2020
#JusticeforZohrashah trending on Twitter where people are tweeting about Zohra Shah Death and pushing the Human Ministry to take action against the couple and stop domestic violence (child labor).