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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : March 16, 2017, 05:04
Duration : 01:53

Pakistani Father marries off three year old daughter to settle dispute

In a shocking incident, Pakistani Father married off three-year-old girl in order to settle a dispute between her father and another man, report said. The girl has been married to a nine-year-old boy in Pakistan’s Azad Jammu and Kashmir, after her father failed to pay a penalty for allegedly having an affair, report said. Pakistani police have called the incident a case of Vani, a custom in which young girls are forced to be married by way of punishment for a crime committed by a male relative. However, Local police have arrested six of the 13 people who participated in the Jirga, including Younis, Aurangzeb and the girl’s grandfather, as well as the cleric who legitimised the marriage.
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