'Kari' women seek police protection -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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‘Kari’ women seek police protection

SUKKUR: Two women arrived at the women police station here on Saturday night after receiving death threats from their husbands and relatives.

Aijeeban Naseerani of the city bypass area near Bachal Shah Miani, informed police that her uncle had accused her of having illicit relations with a young man and was trying to kill her.

She said she had reached the police station with the help of area people. She sought police assistance and said that she be sent to Dar-Amaan.The other woman Farida Shaikh of Sultan Kot near Shikarpur, who came to the police station with her minor son said she had feared that she might be killed by her husband who had declared her kari.

Police recorded their statements and kept them under their protection. They would be presented in a court on Monday.