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Police recover ‘kari’ after late-night raids

KHAIRPUR, Oct 5: Police recovered Ms Naheed Lashari who had been declared as kari by a jirga and had been missing since the jirga verdict, after raids on different villages late on Saturday night.

Sources in Sobhodero police said that Ms Naheed would be produced in court on Monday to record her statement before the judge.

Police had also arrested three Lashari men on charges of being involved in holding the jirga, which declared Naheed as kari and one Aziz Lashari as karo, said the sources.

Meanwhile, Abbas Lashari, Naheed’s husband, continued protest in Razidero on the second consecutive day on Sunday in protest against the jirga verdict.

Abbas’ children and other family members joined him in the protest.

He told journalists that his wife was not a kari and the jirga had levelled a false allegation against her.

He demanded that the chief minister take notice of the inicident to provide him justice and order police to bring the jirga holders to justice.
Source: Dawn
Date:10/6/2008