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.
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.