‘Honour’ killing in Pakistan: Man kills daughter over ‘loose’ morals

FAISALABAD: A man axed to death his daughter on Friday and injured his wife and brother in People’s Colony after accusing the women of having loose character.

People’s Colony Assistant Sub-Inspector Ghulam Sherazi said 40-year-old Mehboob*, a resident of Sunheri Town on Satiana Road, had doubted his wife Sania*, 35, and daughter Sidra*’s, 17, character.

“He had an argument with them on Friday and attacked them with an axe,” the ASI told The Express Tribune.

Sherazi said Mehboob also hit his brother, Asad Iqbal, when he tried to rescue the women.

He said they were taken to the district headquarters hospital where Sidra succumbed to the injuries…

*Names have been changed to protect identities.