Last week, a woman named Ghulam Zuhra went to the police to report her husband for forcing her daughter into a marriage with a 20-year-old. Her daughter is 11-years old. The police have arrested her husband, Mohammed Yasin Shaikh, her new son-in-law, Shakeel Shaikh, his brother and another man. The four men are currently in …
Daily Archive: October 3, 2011
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