Wednesday, January 20, 2021  | 5 Jamadilakhir, 1442
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > News

Jirga leader arrested for beating a labourer in Sukkur

He refused to abide by the jirga's decision

SAMAA | - Posted: Jul 29, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Jul 29, 2019 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
Jirga leader arrested for beating a labourer in Sukkur

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Two men were arrested on Sunday for beating a labourer in Sukkur’s Rehmat Chachar village.

The labourer, identified as Jamal, was beaten for not abiding to a jirga’s decision. Jamal’s son Nazir was brought before the jirga for having an affair with a woman.

The jirga declared Nazir a ‘karo’ and ordered that a fine of Rs800,000 be paid. If he didn’t pay the fine, he would be killed. It also declared that the ‘vani’ custom would be followed, a practice in which a female relative of his would be forced to marry someone in the aggrieved party’s family.

After Jamal decided not to follow the orders, he was beaten by the jirga leaders.

A video of the assault made rounds on social media. The Sukkur SSP took notice of the assault after three weeks and a case was registered against the men in the video. Two were arrested, including the jirga leader Ali Baksh.

Mayor Bilal Laghari’s spokesperson said the other men in the video will be arrested soon.

The labourer appealed to the Sindh chief minister and other authorities for justice and said the man should be punished.

Follow SAMAA English on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 
HOME  
 
 
RELATED STORIES

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 

 
 
Daesh in Pakistan, Daesh ISIS, Daesh Pakistan, Daesh attacks in Pakistan, Daesh attacks, Daesh responsibilities in Pakistan, Daesh in Balochistan, Daesh in Quetta, Daesh in Khuzdar
 

MOST READ
MOST READ
Karachi temperatures to drop in upcoming week
COVID-19 vaccine updates in Pakistan and around the world
Pakistan imposes Rs100,000 fine on Turkish Airlines
Filthy rich: A Karachi sewer operation for a sick city
OGRA recommends Rs11.95 increase in petrol prices
 
 
 
 
 
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp