Pakistani man sells daughter, 9, to meet son's wedding expenses

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Lahore, May 26 (ANI): A Pakistani man sold his nine-year-old daughter to fund the wedding of his son.

Jan Muhammad Buzdar, from Tuman Buzdar, a tribal tehsil of Dera Ghazi Khan district, who sold daughter Rashida for Rs 80, 000, defended himself saying it was tribal tradition to sell girls in order to meet the expenses of their brothers' wedding, reports the Daily Times.

Jan Muhammad Buzdar and buyer Rafiq Buzdar said they had mutually agreed upon the deal and no third party had a right to interfere.

But residents of Tuman Buzdar say no such tradition exists in the area. (ANI)

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