Shikarpur: FIR lodged against jirga organisers
SHIKARPUR: Police have registered an FIR against organisers and participants of a jirga held to resolve a karo-kari â€“related dispute. So far none of the accused has been arrested.
Chak police station SHO Khair Mohammad Samejo said that Gul Khan, Shafi Mohammad, Hakim Ali and Khair Mohammad, Akbar Mirani, Seengar Ali Mirani, Wahid Bux Mirani had been nominated under section 310 PPC.
The jirga was held at the autaq (sitting room) of Gul Khan Mirani at Chak town on Thursday last to settle a dispute between Akbar Mirani and Seengar Ali Mirani.
The jirga had slapped a fine of Rs130,000 on Seengar Ali besides awarding death sentence to a woman Ms Sumaira who was declared kari with her relative Seengar Ali. The verdict, however, was amended after being highlighted by the media. As per revised decision Ms Sumaira, was given in marriage to Wahid Bux alias Bablu Mirani on Friday night while Seengar Ali was fined Rs300,000 which was to be paid to Akbar Mirani.