Court de­nies bail in UK woman’s ‘hon­our killing’

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A Pak­istani court de­nied bail to the fa­ther of a Bri­tish woman be­lieved to have been the vic­tim of an “hon­our killing”. Samia Shahid, a dual na­tional, was mur­dered in July dur­ing a visit to her fam­ily vil­lage in Pun­jab prov­ince. The vic­tims’s sec­ond hus­band, Mukhtar Kazam, claims she was mur­dered for bring­ing “dis­hon­our” to her fam­ily by con­vert­ing to Shia Is­lam, his sect, be­fore their wedding.

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