Woman sold for Rs95,000 ends life -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Woman sold for Rs95,000 ends life

LARKANA, March 3: Disheartened by torture by her husband almost daily, a woman committed suicide by consuming pesticides in Punhal Jamali village in the jurisdiction of Imam Bakhsh Jamali village on Sunday.

She was sold to Ashique Ali for Rs95,000 only. She chose the extreme step to get rid of her husband’s tortures, sources said.

Father of the deceased alleged that his son-in-law tortured Parveen and a case against him was registered with the concerned police station. Police began probe into the incident.

Source: Dawn
Date:3/4/2008