world-news

Honour killing in Pakistan: Three shot dead

Islamabad, Aug 18 : Two men and a woman have been shot dead in two incidents of "honour killing" in Pakistan, a media report said Sunday.


Zeenat Khan and her father-in-law Wali Mohammad were shot dead by the woman's brother, Javed Khan, with the help of his uncle when the victims were sleeping in their home in Nowshera, police told Dawn.

Zeenat had married Amjad Khan in a court two years ago. Amjad filed a police complaint against Javed Khan and his uncle for murdering his wife and father.

Meanwhile, police found the body of an Afghan man in Dagi Khel area of Nowshera.

The unidentified Afghan was accused of forcibly taking Shabeena Naz, daughter of Abdul Rasheed, to Afghanistan.

The man was probably killed by the woman's brothers, who were now absconding, police said.

--IANS (Posted on 18-08-2013)

world-news headlines

Base jumpers create new world record by jumping off Burj Khalifa

Italian official highlights significance of Juventus-Benfica Europa match

Real Madrid take slender lead, Chelsea hold Atletico

Struggling Nuremberg sack coach Gertjan Verbeek

Formula One chief Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery

24 suspected militants killed in Pakistan

Two cops killed in Yemen terror attack

Three foreign doctors killed in Kabul hospital

Bangladesh commemorates its worst industrial tragedy

Eight Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Sri Lankan president ready for snap poll

Four killed in Honduras plane crash

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top