Islamabad: Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned rape and murder of four years old innocent girl Aasma in Mardan and called it unacceptable and unpardonable offence.

Asif Ali Zardari expressing concerns over increase in such dreadful incidents in the country said strong steps will have to be taken to stop such incidents.

Sympathizing with the family of innocent Aasma, he said that this is a tragedy for the entire nation. He asked party leaders and workers to extend all possible assistance to the bereaved family.

He said that it is ironic that KP Government has not yet approached the bereaved family. He demanded arrest of culprits and harshest punishment for them.