Woman paraded naked in village near Haripur

June 15, 2011 1:33 am0 commentsViews: 31


A woman was forcibly paraded naked through a village close to Haripur when her sons were accused of getting illicit relations with a married neighbour who became pregnant, police said Tuesday.

The incident happened when neighbour Mohammad Salman grew suspicious that the woman’s sons slept along with his wife in Neelor Bala village, close to Haripur in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, said police official Akhtar Nawaz.

Enraged Salman and his brothers visited confront the suspects, who were identified solely as Rashid and Kazim, however that they had fled, forsaking their mother, Nawaz said.

The woman’s husband took the matter to the village jirga headed by Basheer Abbasi and Raqeeb on June eight, that determined that the 2 accused men ought to be punished.

“They dragged her out, tore up her garments and made her to steer naked on the road,” the police official said. “No one has return to lodge a proper grievance. Police registered a case themselves when receiving reports from native residents,” he told AFP.

Her house was conjointly set on fireplace on the directives of the native jirga.

An investigation is underway and 2 folks are taken into custody for questioning, he said. Police investigation officer Shabbir Hussain Shah said the statement of the lady, who is aged regarding fifty, had been recorded.

Salman, who works in Lahore, believed that one among the brothers had got his wife pregnant whereas he was removed from home, Shah said.

Rights for girls in Pakistan are bleak. the state still remains while not a domestic violence law, pending objections from a spiritual party. Civil society organizations condemned the incident and offered the victims legal and ethical support.

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