Man kills daughter, her family in name of 'honour'

Perpetrator's daughter ran away to marry man of choice four years ago

Our Correspondent September 08, 2018
Gulzar, taking advantage of the night's darkness, murdered all four and fled from the scene. PHOTO:FILE

Four members of a family were killed in the name of honour in Punjab's Hafizabad district on Friday, Express News reported.

A man murdered his daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren in the village of Nasoowal in  Pindi Bhitiyan after his daughter ran away from home four years ago to marry a man of her choice. The accused, Gulzar, attacked the family in the night.

After murdering the family, he fled from the scene.

The police have registered a case against him, while the bodies have been shifted to District Head Quarters hospital for autopsy.

Honour killing: Woman tortured to death by husband in Peshawar

The police have been conducting raids to apprehend the suspect.

Earlier in July, A woman was allegedly tortured to death by her husband in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Mustarzai village in an apparent case of honour killing.

According to sources, R* was electrocuted and tortured by the suspect, Vaqas, in the jurisdiction of Badaber Police Station in Peshawar. The accused, reportedly a police constable, has been arrested by the K-P Police.

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