Karo-kari claims four lives -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Karo-kari claims four lives

LARKANA, February 12 2006: Four people, three of them women, were killed on the pretext of karo-kari in Qubo Saeed Khan and Kandhkot talukas on Saturday February 11.

In Yaqi Khan Magsi village near Shahdadkot, Akbar Ali shot dead his unmarried sister Jan Bibi and a man, Abdullah.

Akbar Ali, surrendered before police along with a pistol he used in the crime.

Ali Haider, the father of deceased Abdullah registered an FIR against the killer.

He said his son was innocent and called from home before being shot dead.

No one turned to lodge an FIR in connection with the murder of woman, Jan Bibi.

In another incident, eight armed men on late Friday night killed Othan Khatoon Jakhrani in Baqa Mohammed Jakhrani village in the Salar police area near Kandhkot.

She was dubbed as kari.

After two hours of her killing another woman, Hunnarzadi was also killed.

She was the sister of the man who had been labelled karo with Othan Khatoon Jakhrani.

Police registered an FIR against eight persons but made no arrests.
Source: Dawn