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Man accused of killing daughter

LARKANA, June 25: A woman on Wednesday lodged an FIR with Ratodero police accusing her former husband and his three accomplices of killing her daughter and burying her at an undisclosed place.

Najma, a resident of village Maina, some 50km off Larkana, nominated her first husband Ranjhan, Laloo, Muneer and an another unidentified man in the case.

The woman claimed that these men had strangled her daughter, Aasia, in Gachal village.

The investigation police had launched a probe, said the supervising police officer of Ratodero.

Ms Najama while talking to Dawn alleged that her first husband was the main suspect in the case and added that they had declared Aasia a kari. She said her daughter was innocent.

Ms Najama said she had two daughters –Aasia and Sughran – from her first husband. She got divorce and remarried to Manzoor Joyo because as her first husband used to beat her.

She received a message five days ago that her daughter Aasia had been strangled and was buried somewhere after being declared a kari, she claimed.

She alleged that her killers were distracting people with concocted story that Aasia had gone missing to hush up the crime.

She called for locating the grave and exhuming the body to ascertain the facts. She demanded action against the alleged criminals.

Regularisation: All Pakistan Clerks Association, Sindh Population Welfare Department chapter, has demanded of the government to regularise the services of contract employees appointed from 1998 to 2005 and release the benevolent funds.
Source: Dawn