A 4-year-old girl died when 10 houses caught fire in the name of ‘honor’ in Pakistan ProIQRA News

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A four-year-old girl was killed in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh when an angry mob set fire to at least 10 houses when a woman from one community and her sister were attacked by a group of men from the rival community. Kidnapped Another “honor” crime, police said Monday.

Houses were set on fire in Rohri, near Hyderabad, on Sunday after sisters belonging to the Chauhan community were allegedly abducted by men from the Panhwar community.

A group of about 10-12 armed men attacked and set fire to at least 10 houses in Sham Kaladi village near Rohri on Sunday, leaving a four-year-old girl inside a house, a senior police official said. Trapped, killed.

According to details, a woman belonging to Chauhan community fell in love with a young man belonging to Panhwar community and she intended to marry him of her own free will.

When she left home with her sister, the victim’s family complained to community elders, claiming that the two sisters had been abducted by some people in Panhwar.

Amid unrest over the incident, a group of angry mobs stormed the Panhwar community’s homes and vandalized them with aerial firing. More than 10 houses were set on fire. Police arrived at the village but found that the attackers had already left the area.

Police in Pakistan on Sunday arrested six people in the Punjab province for allegedly killing two Spanish-born Spanish sisters in another case of “honor killing”, a brutal patriarchal ritual practiced in the country. Is.

Honor killings and conflicts are horribly normal in Pakistan, especially in the areas near the tribal areas in the north and west. Many sections of Pakistani society still operate under strict rules of “honor” which grossly violate women’s rights.

According to a report by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, an average of 1,170 honor killings take place in Pakistan each year, and in 2021, a total of 128 honor killings took place in the southern province of Sindh. He was shot, stabbed, stoned, set on fire and strangled for tarnishing the “honor” of his family.

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