UMERKOT: The Umerkot district and sessions court on Tuesday ordered police to register an FIR against the husbands and in-laws of two badly injured women, who informed the court that they were ruthlessly beaten up and thrown out of their house along with their children. It also ordered arrest of the suspects.
Rekha, wife of Om Prakash Kalal, accompanied by her seven-year-old son, Vireen, and Sunita, wife of Jai Dev Kalal, with her six-month-old daughter Tamana in her lap, went to the court after spending a whole night at the closed doors of their house.
They informed the court that they had long been tortured by their husbands and in-laws for not bowing to their pressure to let their respective husbands to contract a second marriage.
The affected women, along with their brother Lajpat Kalal, narrated their ordeal to local reporters near their residence in Kalal Mohala of Umerkot town and said that their husbands, father-in-law, mother-in-law and sisters-in-law all had been subjecting them to beating for several years.