LAKKI MARWAT, 27 November: A 12-year-old girl has been given as Swara in Lakki Marwat to settle a dispute between two rival families.

The local people said Kamil Khan belonging to Wanda Jandar Killi area had entered love marriage with a girl belonging to Afghanistan and the couple were living in Punjab. The couple faced death threats from the girl’s family upon return to Lakki Marwat. District Nazim Ashfaq Ahmed Khan and other elders made efforts for reconciliation between the two families and gave a 12-year-old girl as Swara to the girl’s family as Swara to settle the dispute.

Maulana Idrees Ahmed, eminent scholar of the area, conducted Nikah of the girl.