Chitrali woman "murdered by in-laws" in Dir, relatives and Human Rights activists demand justice

Chitra: Six year old Saif Uddin protesting the "murder" of her mother in Dir, KP

Gul Hammad Farooqi

CHITRAL: A Chitrali girl married at Rabbat (Dir upper) has, reportedly, been killed by her in-laws. Dead body of the girl was carried to Chitral for autopsy and burial.

According to detail a Chitral girl “KB”, a resident of Brooze was married to an expatriate Farid Khan of Rabbat Dir a few years back. Abdul Murad father of the deceased told this scribe that Farid Khan was sending money regularly to her account but Raqeeb Khan brother of Farid Khan was demanding that the money be sent to his account instead. “He tortured my daughter and killed her”, Abdul Murad said.

Human Rights workers and son of the murdered woman seeking justice

Dead body was of the girl was carried to District Headquarters Hospital Chitral for postpartum (autopsy), where her 6 year old child, Saifuddin was weeping and narrating the ordeal of her mother, who he said had been tortured by his uncle Raqeeb Khan.

Members of Dawati Azeemat and Human Rights Chitral protested against the ‘murder’ in Chitral town. They were carrying banners and standing at the hospital and road-sides condemning the incident and demanding justice for the deceased.

Shabir Ahmad vice president of Dawati Azeemat and Abdul Nasir president of Legal Aid Forum for Human Rights Chitral strongly condemned killing of the woman Bibi and demanded for conducting transparent and effective Inquiry of the regard so as to give exemplary punishment to her killers.

The Chitral police initiated investigations to ascertain real reasons behind her murder and a report will be registered on receiving of autopsy report by Doctor.

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