Muslim man beaten,nose and ears cut, all for marrying without family approval
RAHIM YAR KHAN: A man was beaten up and his nose and ears chopped for marrying a woman without her family’s consent.
The incident took place on Friday, after Jameel, a resident of Basti Feeta Kata near Sadiqabad, allegedly abducted his brother-in-law, Qasim, 25, and took him to a nearby vacant dera in Ali Mardan village, where he beat him and later cut his nose and ears with the help from his accomplices Zaheer, Asif and Arif.
A passer-by, who heard Qasim scream in pain, went over to investigate and found him lying in a pool of blood.
The police were informed and Qasim was taken to Shaikh Zayed Hosptial, where doctors treating him said that he would likely survive. They said he had undergone a surgery and would take some four weeks to fully recover.
Police said Qasim, also a resident of Basti Feeta Kata, had married Jameel’s sister, Majeeda Bibi, 21, six months ago without the approval of their families. Fearing for their lives, police said, the couple had left the village and started living in Khanpur from where they later shifted to Ahmedpur East.
The panchayat ordered Qasim to send the girl back to her parents’ house. The couple was located by the girl’s family a few days ago. They handed over Qasim to the police and took Majeeda Bibi with them.