Girl killed in name of honour -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Girl killed in name of honour

SUKKUR: A man strangulated his 18-year-old cousin to death in the Majid Dahani village near Kandhkot on Thursday over suspicions she had a love affair with `someone` in the area.

The accused Ali Hassan Malik fled after killing Ms Bani Khatoon, daughter of Mohammad Hassan Malik, but later surrendered to police.

A report has been filed against the accused on a complaint lodged by the girl`s father Mohammad Hassan Malik. RAIDS:

A heavy contingent of police made up of policemen called from seven police stations raided the villages of Rasool Bux Katohar and Abdul Haque Katohar on Thursday to recover 12-year-old Abdul Wahab Dohu who had gone missing since past two weeks from Garhi Hassan village.

Police demolished two thatched houses and set them on fire and took 10 suspects into custody after house to house search. Police also took away with them 12 buffaloes and eight cows.

Source: Dawn

Date:6/17/2011