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Pakistanis demand security & justice for Umm-e-Rubab

Umm-e-Rubab survived a car accident that was allegedly staged. She has been fighting for justice for the murder of her father, uncle and grandfather and currently her life is in danger.

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Pakistanis are demanding the government to provide security and justice to Umm-e-Rubab after she survived a car accident that took place near Dadu, Sindh on Saturday. She was going back home after a court hearing on the triple murder case of her family.

Reports said the vehicles of Umm-e-Rubab and Sardar Ahmed Khan Chandio nearly collided at Ludhan Stop, and according to Rubab, her car was purposely attacked by the men of Sardar Chandio in order to cause an accident and stage her death as accidental.

The father of Umme Rabab, Mukhtiar Chandio, was gunned down alongside her grandfather, Karamullah, and paternal uncle, Kabil, on January 17, 2018, in Dadu’s Mehar taluka.

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On the complaint of Pervez Ahmed Chandio, a first information report (FIR) of the triple murder was lodged against the Chandia tribe’s chief and PPP lawmaker from Sindh, Sardar Khan Chandio, as well as his brothers Burhan Khan Chandio, Ali Gohar Chandio, Sattar Chandio, and Sikandar Chandio.

In a recent proceeding of the case, the Model Criminal Trial Court, Dadu, on Saturday reserved the decision of the triple-murder case of the family members of Umm-e-Rubab till September 11.

The defense counsel argued that Sardar Khan Chandio and others named were not involved in any such crime and neither were they spotted at the crime scene. Merely on the basis of a text message in which some alleged criminals informed someone else about their crime could not hold the suspects responsible.

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The counsel further told the court that the police had removed the names of Sardar Ahmed Khan and his brother from the FIR because of having no evidence against them. The court, after the arguments, had reserved the decision till September 11.

Following the attack, Umm-e-Rubab once again asked the people of Pakistan to raise voice for her. She tweeted saying that “Be my voice before I’m killed as well!”

Ever since the news broke out, the hashtag #saveUmmeRubab has been trending on Twitter as people demand security and justice from the government of Pakistan for the daughter of the nation.