Pakistani charged with killing wife, her ‘lover’

Man confesses; says he killed them when he came to his house and saw them together in a suspicious situation.


Afp April 04, 2012

AMMAN: A 20-year-old Pakistani farmer was charged on Wednesday with killing his wife and her teenage “lover” when he found them together at his house in Jordan, a judicial official said.

“He shot dead his 18-year-old wife and her lover, who was 17, on Tuesday, in the Jordan Valley,” where the unnamed suspect worked on a farm, the official told AFP.

“He has confessed, saying he killed them when he came to his house and saw them together in a suspicious situation. He was charged with premeditated murder.”

Murder is punishable by death in Jordan but, in so-called “honour killings,” courts can commute or reduce sentences.

Between 15 and 20 women die in such murders each year in the Arab kingdom.

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COMMENTS (25)

gp65 | 9 years ago | Reply

@ALi: "Liberalism takes another human’s life! "

You have 2 make several assumptions in order to reach the concusion yuo have: 1. The wife was actually having an afair (it just states that the man thought it was 'suspicious' - that does not mean that it was what he thought it was. 2. Only liberal people have an extramarital affair 3. IF a man finds out that his wife has an affair then he has no choice but to murder his wife (in other words divorce isnot an option).

If either of these assumptions is not true then your conclusion would be incorrect.

gp65 | 9 years ago | Reply

@ALi: "Liberalism takes another human’s life! "

So are you saying the man who murdered was liberal? I don't understand what you mean.

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