: Husband tortured 12-year-old wife
Larkana, 22 Sept. (AKI/DAWN) – Pakistani police took custody of a
12-year-old girl allegedly tortured by her husband and sent her to a women’s
“We picked Shahnaz after receiving information that her husband was
torturing her,” Sartaj Jagirani of the Waleed police station told Pakistani
daily Dawn. She would be sent to hospital for a medical check-up, he added.
Her husband Abdul Latif Brohi and brother Aijaz Siyal have been arrested.
Shahnaz told Dawn that her brother Ismail had sold her in Hyderabad for
80,000 Pakistani Rupees (700 Euro) when she was only five years old.
She was rescued about three months ago on high court’s orders on a petition
filed by her brother Ajiaz who later sold her to Latif Brohi for 125,000
Pakistani Rupees (1000 Euro) and a marriage was solemnised three months ago.
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