Lahore, Pakistan - A man slaughtered his 22-year-old daughter in the name of honour in Nishtar Colony, police sources said on Tuesday. The killer is still at large while the police have registered a murder against him and are investigating.
Muhammad Rasheed slit the throat of his daughter Shahida at his house near Dolam Stop in Nishtar Colony. Shahida was rushed to hospital but died on the way. The family told the investigators the deceased had a relationship with a man. Police handed over the body to the family after the autopsy. Further investigation was underway. (Source)
Friday, May 2, 2014
Pakistan: Man Slits His Own Daughter's Throat for "Honor"
The recent film Honor Diaries attempts to draw attention to the plight of Muslim women in places like Pakistan, but Muslim organizations like CAIR are working tirelessly to block the film (thus perpetuating the killings).