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Nine women among 18 killed over Karo-Kari during last week

LARKANA: Nine women were among the eighteen people who were killed over Karo-Kari in the province during the last one week. Following are the details of these honour killings:

On Monday, February 18, some armed men shot dead 30-years-old Saeed Ahmad Shar in village Shah Nawaz in Naudero. Father of the deceased registered a case nominating eight accused. In another incident in the jurisdiction of Khadro, 15-years-old Bakhtawar daughter of Abdul Majeed Mallah was killed.

On Tuesday, February 19, a man Altaf Sheikh killed his 22-years-old sister Khursheed Begum in village Muhammad Bakhsh Sheikh of Madeji and on the same day a man Bhagailo shot dead his 28-years-old wife Shahida and a villager Suhno Khoso. A case was registered at Muhammad Pur police station.

On Wednesday, February 20 Agho Buriro killed his wife Zareena and a relative Arshad Buriro in village Ranjhanpur in the limits of Mirpur police station of Thull.

In another incident in the Labour Colony, Shahpur a man Shahid Soomro killed his wife and mother of four, 35-years-old Raheeman Soomro, in the jurisdictions of Mirpur police station of Thull. Brother of the deceased lodged a case with Shahpur police station.

On Thursday, February 20, Ali Gul Jatoi killed his wife and a relative Niaz Jatoi in village Muhib Jatoi of Jacobabad, while 27-years-old Zulekha was killed by her husband in village Achar Sadhayo.

On Friday, February 22 an accused Anwar Solangi killed his wife and mother of two Zohra and a relative Qasim Solangi in Rind Colony Dadu. Later he went to police and surrendered himself and the gun. Similarly, 22-years-old Lal Bakhsh Tunio of village Muhammad Bakhsh Tunio of Shikarpur was killed. On the same way, 25-years-old villager Aladdin Dall of Pathoro was shot dead.

On Saturday, February 23, 18-years-old Akhtar Ali Jatoi was killed under Karo-Kari in village Rasool Abad, Taluka Moro of District Benazir Abad.

On Sunday, February 24, Qaima Umerani, 22, was killed by her husband under the allegation of Karo-Kari. The woman’s brother Nizamuddin Umerani registered a case at the Taluka police station alleging three people Raham Ali Umerani, Bhoral Umerani and Mumtaz Ali Umerani. In another incident on the same day, Ghulam Rasool killed his wife Mariam in village Bahram Banglani in the limits of Faujdari police station, Shikarpur.

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