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Household pressuring Pushto singer Nazia Iqbal to pardon rapist brother

Family pressuring Pushto singer Nazia Iqbal to pardon rapist brother

PESHAWAR: Popular Pashto singer Nazia Iqbal took to social media final week to disgrace her brother, Iftikhar Ali, after he was found responsible of raping her two daughters.

Her feedback adopted a Rawalpindi district court’s resolution to condemn her brother to loss of life and a Rs600,000 nice on two counts of sexual abuse in opposition to her daughters.

Nazia hailed the decision as a step in the precise path. “Reality has prevailed and justice has been served. Verdicts just like the one about my brother serve a much bigger goal of preserving the way forward for younger ladies in our society brilliant and protected,” she stated.

Motherhood calling

Nevertheless, for the reason that verdict got here out, Nazia’s mom is claimed to be pressuring her into pardoning Iftikhar for his heinous crimes. “My mom is begging me to spare my brother’s life for her sake,” the singer stated in a video message.

Upon refusing her mom’s request initially, Nazia opened dialogue over her brother’s destiny on social media. Whereas some hailed Nazia’s resolution to stay steadfast, others hurled abuses at her for bringing her household a ‘unhealthy title’.

“I did what each mom ought to do. Not less than now moms, daughters and sisters might be cautious about not simply the folks they meet and greet but additionally their speedy members of the family,” she additional stated within the video.

“I fought an extended and tedious battle within the courtroom and Allah blessed me with justice,” Nazia stated. “I request others to face up for his or her youngsters and shield them from the beasts wandering round in our society.”

Public feedback on the video

Nazia’s followers, it seems, are nonetheless divided on whether or not she ought to condemn her brother to loss of life or spare him. Whereas many recognize her dedication to justice, some have requested her outright to forgive Iftikhar. There have been additionally those that felt the singer ought to search assist from non secular students and kind this matter out within the gentle of Islamic teachings.

Nevertheless, in keeping with essentially the most baffling of feedback, Nazia ought to “not be trusted as a result of she is an artiste and has overblown the difficulty.”

A consumer from Afghanistan requested Nazia to forgive her brother as “nothing is extra essential than fulfilling the desires of a mom.”

“You honoured your motherhood by exposing your brother and now it is best to let your mom have her peace by forgiving her son,” the consumer wrote.


On April 25 final yr, Nazia registered a criticism in opposition to her brother on the Rawat police station, for sexually abusing her daughters for months.

She additional alleged within the FIR that her brother had threatened to kill each her daughters if anybody tried to reveal him. The 21-year-old Iftikhar was arrested instantly by police and DNA assessments confirmed that the women had been sexually abused by their uncle.

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