Violence Against Women: Father kills daughter to protect his ‘honor’

Honor Killing

SUKKUR – Another man killed his daughter to protect his so-called honor as she was being accused of keeping relation with a local boy.

According to the details gathered by local police and hospital sources, the man killed his young daughter by gunshot on Monday morning.

The family sources confirmed that girl was asleep when his father shot her in the room.

Mother of the girl, had given statement against her husband for killing the daughter in the name of honor killing. A condemned yet not so scarce practice in interior Sindh.

Police had taken the dead body of deceased girl and sent it for the Medico-Legal formalities after which further action would be taken against the accused father.

PakistanTribe‘s sources maintained that father of the girl was at large after the brutal killing.

Names and addresses of all those involved in this tragic incident kept anonymous on purpose to protect the identity and honor of victim’s family. PakistanTribe also urges other media outlets to do the exact same. However, if someone want information to investigate or advocate the case, he/she can contact us anytime.

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Hissan Khan

Hissan Khan is currently working as the Editorial Head of Pakistan Tribe's Islamabad Office. Having work as current affairs host, news analyst and C4D expert, Hissan holds a good command over communication and development strategies.

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