KARACHI: Nearly two years and three months after a teenage girl and her fianc were killed for taking selfies while taking selfies, the Karachi Sessions Court has killed the girl’s father and grandfather in the name of so-called honor. He was found guilty.
According to the Deputy District, 19-year-old Marina was poisoned to death on November 7, 2018, a day after her 30-year-old uncle Salman, who was her fiancات, was shot dead in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. dropped off. Public Prosecutor, Shakeel Abbasi.
Model Criminal Court – West Judge sentences Abdul Rahim and his father Abdul Hakim to life in prison, noting that the prosecution has successfully convicted them.
The case was brought to light by the girl’s mother Abida, who had approached the court to lodge an FIR with the police against her husband and father-in-law for allegedly poisoning her daughter at her residence in Peerabad. Had approached the court for
On the other hand, the accused claimed that the girl had committed suicide by consuming a poisonous substance after learning about the murder of her fianc in Swat, said Farooq Janjua, the investigating officer (IO) of the case.
Following court orders, the body was exhumed and an autopsy was conducted by the medical board in the presence of a judicial magistrate to ascertain the facts stated by the complainant. He had told the police that his sister and his son Salman had gone from Swat to his house in the city where the couple met and also took selfies with him which was objected to by the in-laws.
He added that the couple was getting married a month later and alleged that her husband and father-in-law had first killed her in Swat through their relatives and then poisoned her. The incident was described as a suicide.
Police had registered a case of murder of the girl here while a case of murder of her fianc was registered in Swat. The IO added that the girl’s three uncles, who have been charged with murder, are on the run and the case against them has been placed on hold until their arrest.