Justice for Asma: Grand Jirga Forms 33-member Committee

Justice for Asma: Grand Jirga Forms 33-member Committee

Lakki Marwat (February 02, 2018): A Grand Jirga was held in Lakki Marwat to get justice for slain Asma Rani, who was killed in Kohat for refusing marriage, and for the purpose a 33-member committee was formed on Friday.

The Grand Jirga was chaired by District Nazim Iqbal Hussain.

After the jirga conducting press conference Iqbal Hussain condemned the killing of Asma Rani and demanded the main culprit immediately.

He vowed that Marwat’s will not end their protest till the taking the culprit to task.“33-member committee will participate supreme court hearing which will be held on February 13 and will also stage protest march from Islamabad National Press Club to parliament house,” he told media persons.

The father of slain Asma Rani has given full authority to Jirga whatever the decision they will take.

On January 31, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) contacted Interpol in Saudi Arabia and sent a letter for the arrest of murderer of medical student Asma Rani, who was allegedly shot dead by Mujahidullah Afridi, nephew of the district president of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Aftab Alam, over marriage refusal in Kohat.The FIA, on the request of KP police has sent a letter to Interpol requesting to help for the arrest of slain Asma Rani murderer Mujahullah, who fled to Saudi Arabia after killing her.

Asma Rani Murder

A medical student was allegedly shot dead by Mujahidullah Afridi, nephew of the district president of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Aftab Alam, over marriage refusal in Kohat.

Mujahidullah Afridi and his brother Sadiqullah opened fire on the girl, Asma Rani, when she was getting off a rickshaw in front of her house. The suspects immediately escaped from the scene after killing the girl who was a third year student of Abbotabad College.Asma received three bullets and was rushed to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. She had came home to meet her family in Kohat during session break. The body of the deceased has been sent to her native town Laki Marwat.

In a statement at the hospital, Asma has identified Mujahidullah Afridi as the man who fired at her.

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