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Bilawal Bhutto urges public revolt against Jirga system

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KARACHI, May 5: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party said that people should revolt against Jirga system, which is deciding lives and deaths of the innocent and unarmed people, including women and children. “Brutal murder of Ambreen ordered by a Jirga in Abbottabad is the worst example how the Jirgas are trying to hold hostage the society to create a ruthless and inhuman world,” PPP Chairman stated while condemning the incident.
In a press statement, he said that tormentors and killers of Ambreen should not any excuse to go off the hook. Both prosecution and judiciary need to play their responsibilities and help eradicating the menace of Jirgas and Karo-Kari (honour-killigs) and set an example of punishments to the culprits.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that the PPP has always been raised voice against the honor-killings and Jirgas and has marked these evil incidents as totally unacceptable.
He expressed sympathy with the family of poor girl Ambreen and assured them solidarity.

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