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25 April 2019

In-laws killed Chitrali girl at Rabbat,Dir

CHITRAL:  A girl from Chitral married to Farid Khan of Rabbat, Dir has been killed by her in-laws over financial matters.Her husband Farid Khan is told to be sending money to his wife’s personal account that Farid Khan’s brother challenged and insisted to be sent to his personal account. Abdul Murad the deceased’s father told this scribe that Raqeeb Khan brother of Farid Khan tortured and killed his daughter Khoshnoor Bi BI.  Her dead body was carried to District Headquarters Hospital, for autopsy.

A 6-year old  son of Khoshnoor, told his name as Saifuddin, was crying over the dead body at the hospital, telling how brutally his uncle tortured his mom.  Earlier that she had married to Nazir Khan Son of Jalil Khan of Kaiso Chitral but their marriage did not work. After the birth of her son Saifuddin she married to Farid Khan of Rabbat through a local tout.

 Members of Dawati Azeemat and human rights activists of Chitral, carrying banners were protesting in and outside of the Chitral hospital against the killing of Khushnoor. Shabir Ahmad vice president of Dawati Azeemat and Abdul Nasir president of Legal Aid Forum for Human Rights Chitral strongly condemned the killing and demanded judicial inquiry into the incident. Chitral police initiated investigation to further dig out the incident. A report will be registered once the Post-mortem detail is received.

Gull Hamad Farooqui has contributed to this story from Chitral, Pakistan

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