TDoR 2020 / 2020 / August / 18 / Piya


18 Aug 2020
Kamoke, Punjab (Pakistan)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/18-Aug-2020/Piya


Piya was shot outside her home by unidentified assailants.

A transgender person was killed on Tuesday night after unknown men opened fire at her residence in Kamoke, the police confirmed.

Twenty-two-year-old Piya was travelling back home with friends from a ceremony. When they reached their home, some men opened fire at them. “The suspects were already waiting at our place and immediately attacked us,” a transgender person living with Piya said.

Gujarat District of Transgender Association President Sania Rana condemned the attack and demanded justice from the government “The perpetrators should be immediately caught and punished,” she said.

Report added: 27 Aug 2020. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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