Jirga declares 11-year old girl as vani, marries her to 60-year-old man

PISHIN: A 11-year-old girl was married to a 60-year old man in District Pishin of Balochistan on Saturday on the orders of a Jirga.

According to details, the step-brother of young girl named Rubina eloped with a girl and as a penalty, the innocent girl was given to old man as vani by jirga to settle the dispute.

The brother of Rubina reached Quetta and asked the higher authorities for help. He also demanded protection as he opposed such malpractices and have been issued threats.

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