Village Council gives two underage girls in marriage: ALIPUR, MUZAFFARGARH: A neighborhood Panchayat (town council) has given 2 minor orphan women right into marriage over supposed illegal connection of their sibling with a lady.
“The head of the panchayat (Sarpanch) struck your home of a widow with 10 armed males and beaten the relative,” according to a record.
The panchayat head prepared to solemnize Nikah of 10-year Zehra with Wajid and also eight-year Sajida with Majid, record said.
Kundai police station on the report of the case performed raids as well as recovered the small girls given in Nikah. The Sarpanch has actually been arrested in addition to another implicated, cops said.
Police has likewise carried out raid at your home of the Nikahkhwan, who venerated the marriage.
District Law Enforcement Officer (DPO) Muzaffargarh, Yousuf Haroon, has been bought to start examination of the incident.
In numerous parts of Pakistan, town councils an organ of conventional justice system, utilized to penalize a man’s noninclusion or payment by giving the girls’ of that family, even underage, to the men of the hurt household in Nikah as ‘settlement’.
Minor and also forced marriage is a criminal activity by legislation.
Anybody weding a woman of less than 18 years old and also the person performing as well as promoting such marital relationship, consisting of the Nikahkhwan are responsible for imprisonment as well as fine over the criminal offense.