Skip to comments.Daughter sold to pay for eye op
Posted on 02/16/2007 3:28:10 PM PST by Nachum
Karachi - A Pakistani man sold his 10-year-old daughter for $500 to pay for his eye operation, a police official in the southern province of Sindh said on Friday.
The father Noor Mohammad had agreed to hand his daughter over to a fellow villager, Gul Mohammad Kalohi, once she reached puberty, according to Abdul Hadi, district police officer for Badin, about 250km east of Karachi.
"It is a shameful incident and has taken place," said Hadi.
"We were informed about this incident from a complaint made by a relative of the father."
Police have completed their investigation of the case, but no charges have been laid yet as they were still determining which district had jurisdiction as Kolai village, near Tando Bagho town, lay on a boundary.
Zia Awan, a noted rights lawyer, said under the children's protection law in Sindh the father could be sentenced to a year in prison.
Such cases are relatively common in rural parts of Pakistan, where feudal and tribal customs prevail. Men either sell or exchange their daughters to pay off debts or settle disputes.
Lemme guess. She gets returned because selling her was illegal and then daddy dearest stones her because she'll have been violated. Did I get it right?
The culture and religion of peace strikes again.
I'm gonna show this article to my daughter the next time she gets mouthy!
These people are disgusting!!
Is this one of those examples of multiculturalism that we are supposed to be celebrating? Primitives.
It's not just the mooselimbs. The godless Chinese are just as bad.
But they're our creditor, so we look the other way.
Ugh, the godless. That scares me most.
Savages. Yet the Left constantly reminds us that we are scum and must learn from the rest of the world.
Woman only gets eight months for prostituting sister
A woman sells her developmentally disabled sister as a prostitute over and over.
You might think she'd spend years in prison, but not in this case.
5 EYEWITNESS NEWS reveals why a woman convicted of such a horrific crime will be back on the streets in a matter of months.
Sadly enough, there are people in this country that sell their children for drugs.
He sold her for $500? How many goats is that?
Good idea, I have grand daughters near that age.
Sick flippin' bastards!
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