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‘Love marriage’ costs man his nose in DG Khan

DERA GHAZI KHAN: In what could be the horrific 'punishment' for a love marriage, two brothers cut off the nose of their brother-in-law on Sunday night as an act of revenge for marrying without the family's consent. According to police Superintendent Zafar Buzdar, Tanveer married the sister of Saeed Ahmed and Haji Ahmed without acquiring the bride's family's consent. He was falsely given an invitation for a dawat where the two brothers beat him up and cut off his nose to seek revenge by marrying their sister without…

Man poisoned to death by in-laws in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: A man was allegedly poisoned to death by in-laws over some marital dispute with his wife in a Gujranwala neighborhood, ARY News reported on Saturday.   The deceased man's wife had gone to her parents’ house after a quarrel with him over some domestic issue, his family members said. When Iqbal, father of five, went to placate his wife, her family members made him ingest poisoned food, which resulted in his death, they alleged. Subsequently, the deceased’s family members staged a protest demonstration on…

Indian woman’s kidney stolen after failure to pay dowry

KOLTKATA: Police in the Indian state of West Bengal police have arrested a woman's husband and brother-in-law after she complained that they tricked her to sell her kidney after her family failed to pay dowry. The woman, Rita Sarkar, aged 28, complained that her husband of twelve years and her in-laws tortured her often for dowry and took advantage of her appendicitis to steal a kidney from her. "Around two years ago, I began suffering from acute stomach ache. My husband took me to a private nursing home in Kolkata,…