In the name of ‘honour’: Teenage girl, neighbour killed over alleged relationship

Noor Bibi’s brothers allegedly gunned both down after catching Naimatullah in their house.


Our Correspondent December 28, 2013
Naimatullah, who was also Noor Bibi’s cousin, had been warned by her brothers Noor Khan and Raza Khan to stay away. PHOTO: FILE

PABBI:


In what appears to be a case of honour killing, a girl and her friend were allegedly killed by her brothers in Azakhel, Nowshera district on Saturday.


Azakhel ASI Shaukat Ali, who is investigating the case, said he was informed on Saturday afternoon that two people had been shot dead on Cherat Road. He rushed to the site and found out Noor Bibi, 18, and her friend and neighbour Naimatullah, 22, had been killed. According to Ali, both Noor Bibi and Naimatullah were from Afghanistan. They had been murdered for allegedly being in an illicit relationship, explained the ASI.

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Naimatullah, who was also Noor Bibi’s cousin, had been warned by her brothers Noor Khan and Raza Khan to stay away. They had warned Naimatullah to avoid visiting their house, however, Naimatullah continued to visit in their absence.

ASI Ali shared the two brothers entered their home on Saturday and found him with their sister. The brothers chased Naimatullah from the house and shot him dead. They also gunned down their sister.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 29th, 2013.

COMMENTS (2)

Seth | 7 years ago | Reply

@MoizOmar......they should be eradicated from planet earth.

Moiz Omar | 7 years ago | Reply

This is why I say all Afghans should be deported from Pakistan. They bring their "honour killing" murder culture here, and corrupt some of our own folk.

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