5 held over Swara case in Swat
MINGORA: The police arrested five persons, including a prayer-leader, in connection with the Swara case in the Matta Tehsil of Swat on Wednesday, sources said.
The sources said that a Jirga in Arkot village asked one Akhtar Ali to give his two daughters, 13-year-old Mariam and five-year-old Shakeela, in Swara to Rehmat Ali and Asif. The police raided the hujra and arrested five persons identified as Afzal, Hamza, Gul Sherwan, Habibur Rehman and prayer leader Muhammad Furqan. Both the minor girls were taken into custody.