Woman given as Swara dies under mysterious circumstances in Mardan

MARDAN: A woman given as ‘Swara’ in Mardan few years ago has died under mysterious circumstances after which the police has lodged a case against her husband, brother-in-law and father-in-law.

Police said Usman Ghani, the father of the deceased woman, told police that he received information about his daughter’s death in Mangah village, Station Koroona area of Mardan. He said his family members noticed torture marks on the body after which they insisted to take the body to their home, but the in-laws refused.

On the report of Usman Ghani, Saddar Police took the body of the woman into custody and shifted it to Mardan Medical Complex for post mortem. Police have lodged a case against her husband, brother-in-law and father-in-law for further investigation.

Police sources said the woman was given in marriage as Swara -compensation to settle a dispute — few years ago.