Haripur incident accused sent to jail
HARIPUR: A judicial magistrate here on Tuesday sent four accused to Haripur jail on judicial remand for their alleged involvement in dishonouring a woman publicly. The accused identified as Manzoor, Suleman, Imran and Arsalan of village Neelor Bala were arrested on June 17 for allegedly stripping a woman and parading her naked in the village on June 7.
Sources said that the woman was publicly disgraced by the accused as they suspected that her son and his cousin had illicit relations with the wife of one of them.
The wife of the accused was divorced on the decision of a jirga headed by Basheer Abbasi, a local landlord. Police also registered cases against jirga Mr Abbasi, his brother Raqeeb Khan and Matloob Khan. All the accused were booked under sections 34, 506, 109, 436, 427, 354-A and 202 of Pakistan Panel Code.