Young couple killed by girl’s father in the ‘name of honour’

The victims' fathers have been nominated in FIR


Our Correspondent March 06, 2019
The victims' fathers have been nominated in FIR. PHOTO: EXPRESS.

PESHAWAR: A young man and teen-aged girl were killed in the name of honour on Wednesday in Peshawar.

According to details, the 15-years-old girl's father Awal Gul allegedly killed the couple in the limits of Matni police station.

The 25-year-old man has been identified as Ajmal.

Police have registered an FIR against the accused and launched an investigation into the murder.

Honour killing: Man, teen-aged partner gunned down in Peshawar

Besides the girl’s father, Ajmal’s father Wazir Gul had also been nominated in the FIR.

In the similar incident occurred in September last year, a young man and a teen-aged girl were killed on the outskirts of Peshawar for allegedly having an illicit relationship, with the police terming it a case of honour killing.

The Badhabher police said that a 14-year-old Zakia and her alleged paramour, 24-year-old Azharuddin — who hailed from Akka Khel area of Khyber — had been killed near the Sheikhan police post, apparently by relatives of the girl.

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