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

Published: September 8, 2018
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Gulzar, taking advantage of the night's darkness, murdered all four and fled from the scene.

PHOTO:FILE

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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