Share via Email This article is over 1 year old The incident comes three months after a village 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. 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.
Pakistani girl responds to threatening note allegedly slotted through her window
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Gavin Fernando gavindfernando news. The girl, who has chosen to remain anonymous, said she was on the phone to a friend at around midnight when she heard someone knocking on her window. She said that — despite the fact that she lives in a secure and enclosed apartment block — a group of young men managed to sneak up to her window and film her while she was getting changed. They then pushed through a threatening note that appeared to blackmail her. This is the note the girl claims was slotted in through her window. When she said no, the men became more forceful, at which point the girl became furious and stormed outside the apartment with her father by her side.
Pakistani girl forced to parade through her village naked
The girl was abducted by the gang on October 27 before she was stripped down and forced to run through the streets of Garahmat village in Dera Ismail Khan. It is claimed the girl's brother had been having an affair. When the village council found out they ruled the scorned wife's family could hit back by punishing the alleged adulterer's sister.