SUKKUR: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested members of a jirga over cost of declaring a seven-year-old lady vani and forcibly marrying her off to settle an honour-related case, ARY NEWS reported.
In keeping with particulars, a jirga was held at a neighborhood landlord’s place in Kashmore space of the Sindh province to settle-off a case pertaining to honour.
The jirga members determined to marry-off a seven-year-old lady and impose effective upto Rs 1.2 million on the person for his alleged involvement within the case.
The authorities arrested all these concerned within the case and shifted them to a police station for additional probe over an exercise declared unlawful below the nation’s guidelines.
On November 27, police arrested three folks for holding a jirga to determine a homicide case in Qambar- Shahdadkot district of the Sindh province.
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The jirga is a consultative assembly of the elders of an space and is said unlawful below the Structure of Pakistan and apex court docket ruling.
In keeping with police, a jirga was held in Qambar space of the district 5 days again to determine a homicide case. “They determined to impose a effective of 9 million rupees on the homicide accused,” the authorities stated. “Two sisters of the accused aged 10 and 12 years had been additionally to be married with the sufferer’s members of the family.”
“As quickly because the police got here to know of this criminality, a raid was carried out to arrest these concerned in it,” they stated including that three of the accused current within the jirga proceedings had been later arrested.
A case was additionally registered in opposition to 17 accused together with the chief of the jirga. “Additional raids are being carried out to arrest the remaining culprits together with the homicide accused,” they stated.