The owner of the land, Padma Puri, who also heads Karachi Panjrapor Welfare Association, was attacked when she resisted the building of boundary walls around the temple and acid was thrown on her.
The Sindh government has finally owned up to it and promised strict action against the culprit. Sharmila Farooqi, advisor to Chief Minister of Sindh, says: "Whosoever is the culprit will be taken to task. That is my assurance to you."
It's one of those stories that has made impact beyond borders. The big question though, is, whether Pakistan will take it beyond just a promise of a probe and get the land back to the rightful owners although the past record is not very encouraging.