Pakistan: a British woman was strangled during a visit to relatives


Пакистан: Британку задушили во время визита к родственникамIn the case of the death of the British woman detained by her uncle.

Uncle Brit of Samia Shahid, who allegedly was the victim of “honor killings” in Pakistan, arrested on suspicion of forgery of documents.

It is reported that Haq Nawaz was arrested by Pakistani police after he tried to prove that Samia Shahid died from natural causes.

In addition, the local authorities arrested a police officer who initially led the investigation into the murder case. Akil Abbas was detained for trying to hide evidence related to the death of Shaheed.

28-year-old woman from Bradford – city in the North of England – died in July in the North of Punjab, when he visited relatives in the village of Pandori.

Her family insisted that she died of a heart attack. However, the husband of the deceased suspected that the woman was the victim of “honor killing” as the family didn’t approve of her second marriage.

An autopsy confirmed that Samia Shahid was strangled.

On Friday, Pakistani police told Bi-bi-si that the murder suspect’s father and the first husband of Samia Shahid.
The direct perpetrator is a former husband of Samia; according to some, he confessed that he strangled her with a scarf. The father of the deceased passes on business as the accomplice.

“Honour killings” by relatives for the “family naliczenie dishonor” remain in Pakistan common practice, the victims each year hundreds of women.


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