Two held for chopping off girl’s legs

Published November 28, 2005

BAHAWALPUR, Nov 27: Sadar police claimed to have arrested the two accused out of six, who had chopped off legs of a girl for contracting marriage of her own will at Mauza Naseerabad.

Those arrested were victim Shamim Mai’s brother Bashir and her uncle Bilal. The other four nominated in the FIR were: union council councillor Faiz Rasool, Ahmed Baksh, Talib Hussain and Allah Baksh. So far, the police could not arrest them.

Meanwhile, injured Nasim Mai, who contracted marriage with one Saeed, was still in precarious condition at the Bahawal Victoria Hospital. Doctors are making efforts to save her life.

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