“Karokari” means killing woman in the name of honor. These types of decision are mostly taking place in “Jirgas” where the entire village men accumulate to judge the cases of a woman for committing adultery and announce the decision, and that is precise a brutal death. In a simple word it means to blame a woman for some thing that she has never committed. It is only the husband or in law family who wants to get rid of his wife or their bride due to fresh marriage proposal from wealthier family. For Karokari the villagers form a “Jirga” that would conduct a trial. The “Jirga fixes an amount to deposit in “Jirga’s” treasury to run a trial of a accused woman for committing adultery in which the husband, father, brother, brother in law or father in law file’s a case against his daughter, wife etc. The men are bound to follow and act according to “Jirga’s” rule. A preplan proposal about horrified penalty and money distribution has been already shaped in the “Jirga” before the beginning of the trial for the victim. The money distribution is been already shaped and divided its share for the “Jirga’s” senior element to the police department. Buying police department mean not take notice of the crime they will be committing or have already committed. Thirty percent of lump sum amount would set off for the police department in which the police are bound not to register the murder case against those who have committed the crime the (First Information Report). And at the end the entire murdering story of an innocent woman get obscured.0Send Me Love
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