Protest held against killing of two sisters -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Protest held against killing of two sisters

QUETTA, March 28,2005: Activists of the four-party Baloch alliance burnt tyres and shopkeepers observed strike in protest against the killing of two sisters in Dalbandin town on Sunday.

However, police claimed that the girls’ father had committed the crime. The two girls were killed, their heads shaved off and their faces were badly mutilated. Their naked bodies were placed in the main Chowk of the town. People found the bodies after Fajr prayers. The incident enraged the inhabitants of Dalbandin against the brutal killings.

The DSP, city police station, Ghaffar Kurd, while confirming the incident, told Dawn on the telephone that Ali Ahmed, father of Benazir, 15, and Safira, 13, was an addict who killed his daughters and then threw their bodies on the main Chowk.

He said that both the girls had been studying in a school at the Khan Jan village in Dalbandin. He said that the police were searching for the accused whereas six suspects had been taken into custody for interrogation.

He claimed that political parties’ activists had been protesting against the incident but on learning that the girls’ father was responsible for the brutal incident, they had cooled off and ended their protest.
Source: Dawn
Date:3/28/2005