Pakistani police have arrested eight men for marching a year-old girl naked through a village in revenge for her brother allegedly tarnishing their family honour. On the morning on 27 October, as the girl was fetching water, a group of men accosted her, stripped her and dragged her along the ground before making her walk around naked for an hour, the police report stated. Village councils, called panchayat or jirga , are illegal but widespread in rural areas where the justice system is out of reach or perceived to be untrustworthy. Three months ago, a man council near Multan in Punjab province ordered a year-old girl to be raped as punishment for a sexual assault allegedly committed by her brother.
Fact-check: Video of undressed woman shared to malign Aurat March
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It was first shared on social media on October A three-year-old video of a woman walking naked on an Islamabad street is being shared on Twitter in an attempt to malign the Aurat March. The video was shared by the Twitter handle PakistanArmy99 on March 5, There are multiple old video links available online, but they all have been removed from the internet. His statement was published by Daily Pakistan on October 24, The statement said that the woman had arrived in Islamabad on October 13, to apply for a French visa.
Pakistani police arrest men for marching girl naked through village
Rights for women in Pakistan are bleak. The nation still remains without a domestic violence law, pending objections from a hardline religious party. The incident happened after neighbour Mohammad Salman grew suspicious that the woman's sons slept with his wife in Neelor Bala village, kilometres north of Islamabad, said police official Akhtar Nawaz.
Police arrested two men in Lahore on Wednesday for their alleged torture of one suspect's wife over her refusal to dance for them. According to a first information report registered on March 26, Asma Aziz's husband of four years and two of his employees tortured her over her refusal to dance for them. The Punjab police in statement said the incident had taken place in the city's Defence Housing Authority area. Asma, in a video circulating on social media, claimed that her husband had "always hit her a lot".