HYDERABAD: Bukera police arrested four women nominated in a case lodged against them in Tando Allahyar on Monday.

The complainant said she was in her father’s house on Sunday when she heard cries outside. She said her brother-in-law (sister’s husband) Kaleem was beating her other sister, Rahila, aunt Noorjehan and niece Kashf.

She said that when she, along with her brothers, Sajjad Ali and Shaiq Ali, intervened in the matter, the suspect and his companios beat up them also.

She alleged that the suspect also tore off her clothes. The case was lodged against 19 persons, including some women.

She said that a dispute was going on between her sister Naila and husband Kaleem Khoso. She said she was taken to Tando Allahyar hospital for treatment from where she reached the police station to lodge the FIR. Four women nominated in the FIR have been arrested.

Published in Dawn, October 21st, 2020

Opinion

Collective agency
07 Mar 2021

Collective agency

Sustaining the Indian farmers’ protest is strategic organisation.

Editorial

A celebration of women
Updated 08 Mar 2021

A celebration of women

WE now know that the pandemic is no ‘great equaliser’. The repercussions of the contagion on livelihoods, mental...
08 Mar 2021

Loss-making SOEs

THE government has chosen 84 out of a total of 212 state-owned enterprises for privatisation, liquidation or...
08 Mar 2021

Breast cancer awareness

CONSIDER the implications of the following statistic: no less than 70pc of Pakistani women suffering from breast...
After the vote
Updated 07 Mar 2021

After the vote

PRIME MINISTER Imran Khan may have received the vote of confidence but it does not resolve the major issues that the...
07 Mar 2021

Wasted food

THE number is mind-boggling. According to the UN Environment Programme’s Food Waste Index, over 900 million tonnes...
07 Mar 2021

Covid-19 spike

FEARS about a spike in Covid-19 cases in the country turned real this week as coronavirus infections,...