Karo-kari: Man kills 55-yr-old mother for ‘affair’

An elderly woman was gunned down by her son on the pretext of karo-kari.

Express February 22, 2011

SUKKUR: An elderly woman was gunned down by her son on the pretext of karo-kari in Hajano village on Sunday night. Later, the accused surrendered before the police.

Begum Khatoon, 55, wife of Dhani Bux Lohar, was sleeping when her 25-year-old son, Hussain Bux Lohar, shot her. Hussain and his friends later threw her body into Sherkot Shakh, situated 50 metres away from the village. The victim’s husband had gone to the fields.

Hussain suspected his mother was having an affair with a man named Gulzar Jaffery. Lakhi Ghulam Shah police sent the body to Lakhi Ghulam Shah hospital for an autopsy. The victim’s brother, Mehram Ali Lohar, has lodged an FIR No. 07/2011 against his nephew and two other accomplices.

Speaking from his jail cell, Hussain said, “I don’t have any regrets for killing my mother because she was kari and deserved punishment”. “I am a ‘ghairatmand’ person and will not spare the karo, once I am out of the lock-up.”

Published in The Express Tribune, February 22nd, 2011.


SARA | 13 years ago | Reply they follow islam according to their needs so we cant say that islam teaches us all..its the illetrate people who do crime and give it a name of islamic act ( no wonder y we all are facing Allah's azab from every direction and in everyway)
SARA | 13 years ago | Reply 'zana' is haram in islam from the start...one Sahabi (cudnt recall his name) gave punishment to his own son BUT after investigating properly, in that incident the Sahabi only punished his son because as per investigation the girl was innocent and came herself for justice. And the punishment was '100 times hunter'. That shows in our religion only women should not only be punished in such situations, Following islam according to your style is biddat and that what all people are doing now adays and this incident is a perfect example. Victim's son did wrong even if his mother did this crime because in islam no one has right to murder anyone the '100 times hunter' is for the punishment. If his mother was wrong then the man with whom she was having affair should be treated same. but yes again double standards and a crowadly act.
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