Man kills mother for 'eloping with paramour' in Peshawar

Published: October 10, 2018
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PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE

PHOTO: FILE A special police team arrested the accused within 24 hours of the crime, and recovered the pistol used. PHOTO: FILE

PESHAWAR: Peshawar police on Wednesday apprehended a man who allegedly killed his mother for, what he claimed, eloping with a man.

The accused, identified as Hassan, managed to flee after committing the murder. However, a special police team arrested the accused within 24 hours of the crime, and recovered the pistol used.

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Police begun investigation after the Hassan’s uncle got registered a first information report (FIR) against him at Phandu police station.

Last week, a young man and a girl were gunned down in the Spin Kanri village of Swabi  in a suspected case of honour killing. The accused, Bilal Khan, allegedly killed his sister Bushra Bibi and his cousin Abdullah, suspecting that the two had an intimate relationship.

A day earlier, three members of a family were gunned down for honour in the Saraha Cheena village in Swabi.

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