Fa­ther charged with hon­our killing

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Po­lice in Pak­istan charged the ex-hus­band and fa­ther of a Bri­tish woman be­lieved to have been the vic­tim of an “hon­our killing” with her mur­der. Samia Shahid, a dual na­tional, died in July dur­ing a visit to her fam­ily vil­lage in Pun­jab prov­ince. Her sec­ond hus­band, Mukhtar Kazam, claims she was mur­dered for bring­ing “dis­hon­our” on her fam­ily. Mr Kazam has said his wife had an­gered her par­ents by con­vert­ing to Shia Is­lam, his sect, be­fore their wed­ding.

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