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Jirga orders woman's slaying in the name of "honour"

DAHARKI, Sindh: A jirga (unelected council), headed by an influential landlord, ordered slaying a woman in the name of “honour”, ARY News reported Wednesday.

A panchayat in Daharki also ordered to give two minor daughters of a person charged with “honour” as Vani to the other party.

Vani is traditional custom in rural areas of the country wherein girls, from a family of male accused of crimes, are forcibly married.

The landlord also imprisoned the accused in his private jail. The panchayat ruled to slay minor girls, 10-year-old Zubaida and 7-over-old Abida, if they were not handed over to the landlord in three days.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  



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