Pakistan Condemns Pregnant Woman Being Thrown to Dogs in ''Honour Killing''

by VR Sreeraman on  October 28, 2008 at 6:18 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
 Pakistan Condemns Pregnant Woman Being Thrown to Dogs in ''Honour Killing''
The Pakistan Senate has reportedly condemned the alleged 'honour killing' of a girl in Sindh by her father-in-law, who charged that the child was illegitimate.

In the horrifying incident, the 17-year-old Taslim Solangi, who was eight-months pregnant was thrown to dogs by her father-in-law and gave birth to her baby prematurely.

Condemning incident, Senator Semeen Siddiqui demanded an inquiry into the incident.

PML-Q senators staged a token walkout in protest against the incident, while others joined the protest.

Condemning the incident, Leader of the House Raza Rabbani also said that he would take the House into confidence on the incident after getting information from the Sindh chief minister.

The baby born prematurely was thrown into the nearby Ubhal Wah canal by the killer father-in-law.

Meanwhile, reports also suggest hit men had been dispatched to Karachi to kill the absconding mother of Taslim who had fled the village.

In Islamabad, President Asif Ali Zardari reacted sharply to the report of killing of the girl and asked lady MNA Nafeesa Shah to investigate the shocking event and submit him a report.

President's spokesman Farhatullah Babar said that he was greatly disturbed over the incident and had immediately asked Nafeesa Shah to investigate the matter.

Source: ANI

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions
I would when, Pakistani Feudal Muslim will be human being? When Pakistani poor will be librated from their criminal acts. How long, poor will suffer injustace?
In fact, those can change law for betterment of poor, are involved in criminal acts.

Prof. Ahmad Saturday, November 29, 2008
guest Tuesday, October 28, 2008

You May Also Like

View All