Honour killing: Man kills sister, 100-year-old grandmother

Published: April 15, 2018
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PHOTO: EXPRESS

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In another case of alleged honour killing, a man tortured and killed his 17-year-old sister and grandmother while injuring another sister in Gujranwala, Express News reported.

Reportedly the suspect Sufyan, resident of Gujranwala’s Qila Deedar Singh, began hitting his sisters with sticks over a domestic estrangement.  The situation escalated when he shot his sisters and fatally injured his 100-year-old grandmother who tried to intervene.

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While one sister succumbed to injuries, the other was moved to a hospital where she remains in critical condition. Eyewitnesses told polices that the suspect opened fire after a heated argument with his sisters.

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The suspect managed to flee the scene. The police have registered a dual murder case against the brother and initiated the investigation.

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  • Ismail Mirza
    Apr 15, 2018 - 3:59PM

    There are so many forces conspiring against living to a ripe old age in Pakistan, a real pity that.Recommend

  • Tzaman
    May 12, 2018 - 2:50PM

    Media should not classify these murders as honour killing. It is just killing. Inhuman, animalistic, uncivilized killings and nothing else.Recommend

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