Why Jirgas are still in vogue?

The Supreme Court outlawed the Jirgas but they are still working against the judicial decision on the subject. Recently a young married couple was killed at the behest of an elderly Jirga. According to the news reports this obsolete & defunct system is glaringly working against the letter and spirit of the law.
The Supreme Court should take notice of this matter and ask an explanation from the government why it has not implemented the decision of the court? Whose responsibility is it to save and protect the lives of the citizens? Marriage is a social issue, it must not be politicised. All complaints must be given importance by the Police to avoid the subsequent murder of the couples by relatives and Jirgas.
JAVAID BASHIR
Lahore

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