Rahim Yar Khan: A local panchayt in Rahim Yar Khan has declared a nine-year-old girl as vani to get her marry a 14-year-old boy from a rival party to settle a murder case.

Gammoram, a resident of Gulshan-e-Farid area, had killed his wife Bakhshu Mai on charges of illicit relations. After the accused confessed to the killing, a panchayat decided that his nine-year-old-sister marry Hari Chand, 14, the cousin of Bakhshu Mai.

Gulshan-e-Farid Police Station SHO Chaudhry Yasin said that the police were investigation the case and, if punchayat decision was proved, the perpetrators will be arrested.