DERA GHAZI KHAN: Kot Chhuta police have registered a case against nine people for holding a village council ordering the sale of a woman for adultery in pursuance of Kala Kali, sources told Dawn.

Muhammad Hussain lodged a complaint with the police that the illegal panchayat sold his sister for Rs600,000 on adultery charges. The panchayat penalised a male suspect with a Rs1.8m fine.

SHO Bakht Nasar said a case had been registered against nine people on the complaint of woman’s brother. DPO Asad Sarfraz said the police were looking into the case.

Published in Dawn, October 9th, 2019