Father shoots daughter for honour -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Father shoots daughter for honour

A man shot his 17-year-old daughter for honor on the Lower Mall. The police said that Nazia, the daughter of Hanif, a resident of Mohni Road Mohalla Qureshian, fled with her lover, a Christian boy, some one week ago. On Saturday, she returned home and took poisonous pills fearing a strong reaction from her parents. The girl, who fell unconscious under the drugís effect, was shot dead by her farther. The body was removed to morgue for autopsy. The accused father presented himself before the police for arrest saying that he had killed his daughter over her bad character. A case has been registered against the accused father for killing her daughter.

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Source: The News
Date:9/14/2008