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PPP women wing holds KP govt responsible for D.I. Khan incident

Farid Shinwari

PESHAWAR: Holding Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government responsible for Dera Ismail Khan incident, women folk of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Saturday asked supreme court of Pakistan to take Suo Motto action against those involved in this heinous crime.

It is worth mentioning here that few days back, a teenage girl was forced to walk nakedly in streets of village in Dera Ismail Khan at behest of influential people in family dispute.

Speaking at a news conference at Peshawar press club, provincial president women wing and member provincial assembly of PPP, Shahzia Orakzai, strongly castigated the inhuman incident with a teenage girl in DI Khan and urged relevant authorities for forthwith justice to affected family.

Accompanied by Shahzia Tehmas, Saima, Ashbar Shahab and other women of PPP, she came hard on chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan and KP government for their irresponsive and careless response towards tragic incident in DI Khan with a 14-year old girl. She reiterated and saying provincial government was accountable for what happened in DI Khan.

PPP MPA blasted KP government for its tall claims of good governance and reforms-oriented mandate and rising questions pertaining to good governance of provincial government. She asked why provincial government was mum over the incident and did not take action against perpetrators so far?

“Where was government and its departments when a naked girl was forcibly walked in streets of village in DI Khan and nobody stopped influential people” she questioned. Accusing provincial minister of PTI, she claimed Ali Ameen Gandapur was involved in backing culprits.

Flaying PTI on the occasion, PPP provincial president said that those who were hell-bent on initiating protests and sit-ins over piety issues are now present nowhere. However, she announced that PPP provincial parliamentarians and activists would conduct visiting DI Khan and meet an ill-fated family in order to extend their patronage after incident.

She demanded PTI chairman to seek apology over his controversial remarks pertaining to affected girl and also asked Supreme Court to take Suo Motto action on DI Khan incident.

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