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.