Karo kari: Jirga orders family to leave village

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Our Correspondent

Khairpur

A Jirga in Naro taluka of Khairpur slapped half million of rupees fine over a youth and declaring two girls of the family Vani under allegations of Karo-kari on Tuesday.
The allegations of Karo-Kari is a type of premeditated honour killing, which originated in rural areas of Sindh. Those accused of it are thought to have brought dishonour to their family by engaging in illicit pre-marital or extra-marital relations.
An informal village court in Naro imposed Rs. 5,00,000 fine on Rahim Bux Bhambhro in Torian village over alleged illicit relations with a married woman of Shikarpur.
The village court, comprised of influential people of the area, also ordered the family to concede two of their girls as Vani and ordered them to leave the village.