2 women killed over karo-kari, one dies saving crop -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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2 women killed over karo-kari, one dies saving crop

SHIKARPUR, July 21: Two among three women killed in upper Sindh on Sunday and Monday were the victims of karo-kari.

In the first incidence, a woman was shot dead by her husband on the pretext of karo-kari in Lal Bux Brohi village in the Khanpur area of Shikarpur district on Sunday.

The accused Samandar Brohi suspected his wife Gul Bakht of carrying illegitimate relationship with Rahim Brohi.

Khanpur police on the complaint of Abdul Rehman Brohi, brother of the deceased woman registered a case against Samandar Brohi and his five cousins.

However, no arrest was reported till the filing of this report.

Another woman was axed to death by her husband over the pretext of karo-kari in the Salehpat area near Sukkur on Sunday night.

Accused Suleman Mallah and accomplices attacked his wife Heer with hatchets putting her to death.

On information, area police shifted the body to taluka hospital Rohri for postmortem. No case was registered till this report.

Yet another woman, Basran Jamali, was killed by a neighbour when she objected to his grazing of buffaloes in her paddy crop in Khuda Bakhsh Jamali village on the outskirts of Shahdadkot on Monday.

The alleged killer identified is Raza Moammed escaped from the scene after committing the crime.
Source: dawn