Pakistani police arrest men for marching girl naked through village

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Incident is revenge for brother’s alleged affair and is latest in which village councils use women and girls to settle family disputes

Pakistani police have arrested eight men for marching a 14-year-old girl naked through a village in revenge for her brother allegedly tarnishing their family honour.

It is the latest incident of Pakistani village councils using women to settle family disputes, bypassing the official judiciary system with parallel tribal rule that sentences hundreds of women to death each year in so-called “honour” killings.

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