NILORE: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly killed for honour in the Nilore area of Islamabad on Tuesday.
The victim, Sundus Shaheen*, is said to have wanted to marry of her own will, according to the police.
Honour killing: Woman shot dead by in-laws in Naushahro Feroze
Authorities said the girl’s brother, Adeel Abbas, allegedly shot his sister dead at their house after an argument broke out between the siblings on the matter.
Following the incident, a neighbour informed the local police, who shifted the girl’s body to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Science for medico-legal formalities. The police have registered a case against Abbas on the complaint on Manzar Hussain.
Last week, a young woman was allegedly killed by her in-laws allegedly for ‘honour’ in Padidan Town of Sindh’s Naushahro Feroze district.
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According to reports, Suraya Shar, wife of Shakeel, was allegedly gunned down in Pathan Colony, by her brothers-in-law.
The body of the victim was shifted a local medical facility for postmortem examination and legal formalities.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 16th, 2016.