Minor Girl Stoned to Death in Dadu For ‘Honour’
A minor girl was stoned to death in Dadu between the night of 21st and 22nd November.
The girl, Sanam Gul, was stoned to death after the decision of a jirga (village council) that declared her a ‘Kari’. This tragedy took place the Wahi Pandhi, in the area of Johi in district Dadu.
According to reports, the police in the area have arrested her father, a relative and four others and booked an FIR under sections 302, 201, 120-B of the Pakistan Penal Code.
The father and others claim that they girl died due to a landside but the police claim that the death was because of stoning. They are still collecting evidence to prove the same.
In light of the news, social media went on to lay blame on the son of a PTI official, Sardar Yar Mohammed Rind, who is also the head of the PTI’s Baloch chapter and asked for them to be brought to accountability.
A Jirga headed by Son of Sardar Rind, Pres #PTI Balochistan ordered stoning Saman Gul, a 14 years old Child Girl.
PTI Minister & official involved in recent incidents of grave human rights violations. Who will take actions against these barbarians? Puppets or their Masters? pic.twitter.com/sF96G2JYeg
— S Malaika Raza (@MalaikaSRaza) December 1, 2019
This grave belongs to a 14yo girl Gul Saman who was stoned to death after she was declared 'Kari' by a Jirga led by s/o Sardar Yar M. Rind at wahi Pandhi Johi, Dadu Sindh, I'm so sorry but i've to say after seeing so many brutal incidents in past few days, our nation is doomed. pic.twitter.com/7Q7c78dhl4
— Professor Dr RED (@Theodahad_) December 1, 2019
Pakistan has constantly been ranked as one of the worst countries for women and this harrowing news further adds to that narrative.