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Woman axed to death over Karo-Kari

KHAIRPUR: A woman was killed on the charge of Karo-Kari here on Friday, police said.

They said accused Mukhtiar along with his accomplices axed to death his brother’s wife, Zainab Shar, in the Islamabad village on the pretext of Karo-Kari.

They said two years ago the deceased woman was declared Kari but later acquitted of the charge by a Jirga. However, her brother-in-law did not accept the Jirga decision and killed her with the help of his accomplices.

Menawhile, three men were kidnapped by unknown people here on Friday, police said.

The alleged kidnappers from Bilhani Mahaisar village of the Gambat town abducted Abid Hussain, 25, Sakhi, 20, and Mairaj Mahaisar, 16, when they were on their way back home.

Also, the decomposed body of a youth Allah Ditta was recovered from the B-section police station near the RTC Centre.

Separately, four people were arrested on Friday while they were trying to snatch mobile phones in the A-section police station near Mirwah Canal, police said.
Source: The News
Date:9/22/2007