ISLAMABAD: A 45-year-old man was killed while protecting his daughter from sexual assault at his house in Koral, media reported on Friday. Kashi and Zahid broke into the house of Zahid Hussain on Thursday morning to allegedly rape his daughter, 21, assuming that she will be unaccompanied. After finding Zahid at home they strangled him to death and fled the scene. His body was taken to the District Headquarters Hospital for legal formalities and was later handed over to the family. According to preliminary investigation, one of the suspects wanted to marry Zahid’s daughter but he had rejected his proposal. The police have registered a case against four persons, including a woman, but have made no arrests yet.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 28th, 2014.
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