Zayn's younger sister Waliyha wrote: "Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un. Rest is peace you beautiful princess, may Allah grant you the highest rank of jannah".
Arshiya's mother, Zileh Malik wrote: "an angel wrote in the book of life my baby's date of birth, then whispered as she closed the book.. 'Too beautiful for earth' R.I.P baby doll.. #keeparshiyainyourduas"
Zayn has yet to comment on the sad passing of his cousin. Since the news broke, the hashtag #RIPArshiya has been in circulation on twitter, in support for the family.
By Chantell Crawford