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Attend mosque for a month, Pak court tells brothel owner

A court in Pakistan’s restive northwest has granted bail to a brothel owner on the condition that she will spend an hour a day at a mosque for a month to repent for her sins.

Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Dost Muhammad Khan accepted the bail application of brothel owner Neelam on Monday.

The judge said Neelam must visit the Imam of Zarghuni mosque in Hayatabad area of Peshawar every day for a month.

The judge also accepted the bail applications of four women who were arrested during a police raid on Neelam’s brothel last month.

The judge directed all the women to pay a fine of Rs 50,000 each with two reliable sureties, The Express Tribune reported.

The arrested women had earlier filed an application for bail in a lower court on 14 September 14. However, it was  rejected.


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