Mardan: Man awarded 25-year jail
MARDAN: The district and sessions judge here on Wednesday awarded 25–year rigorous imprisonment and Rs50,000 fine to a man for sexually assaulting his own daughter. The accused, Mohammad Sadiq, hailing from Ouch area of Lower Dir and presently residing in Khuray Iraab Par Hoti area was arrested in November 2011 when his teenage daughter registered a case against her father. The girl had told police that her mother had died a year ago after which she along with her four younger sisters and a brother was living with her father. Later, she said, her father assaulted her twice despite being asked not to do so. The accused was arrested and presented before the district and sessions judge, Mardan.
The judge, Mardan Mohammad Shahid Khan, pronounced the judgment after the charges were proven against Mohammad Sadiq.