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Four arrested in Rahim Yar Khan for marrying off minor girl

The FIR has also been registered Section 310 of the Pakistan Penal Code against the accused persons including Punnu, Ghazwa and Kaalu.

A panchayat had decided earlier this week to give the girl as Vani in marriage to a boy, 14, in order to settle what was alleged to be a murder dispute.

Four men who been have arrested are said to be signatories of the panchayat verdict.

Vani is a cultural custom found in some tribal areas of Pakistan wherein young girls are forcibly married as part of punishment for a crime committed by her male relatives.



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