A 35-year-old girl and her 18-year-old nephew had been shot lifeless in Karachi space Pipri on Wednesday in what police described as killing within the title of so-called honour.
Zahida Bibi was killed inside the house whereas Ali Imran was murdered on the road, studies Dawn.
Malir Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Irfan Bahadur mentioned that the double homicide gave the impression to be an final result of ‘honour’ killing.
Based on him, the girl’s husband Mukhtiar is allegedly concerned within the case and he managed to flee from the crime scene.
It’s not clear why the nephew and spouse had been murdered for honour.
He mentioned that Imran was a maternal nephew of Zahida, who was the mom of 5 kids.
Based on Human Rights Watch (HRW), nearly 1,000 ladies are murdered in Pakistan within the title of honour annually.