Man booked for `honour killing` -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Man booked for `honour killing`

FAISALABAD: City Jaranwala police on Saturday registered a case against two people for killing a girl who contracted marriage against the will of her parents.

Firdos Sadia, of Thatha Jalib, Jaranwala, had contracted love marriage with Saifullah of Dholika, Tandlianwala, some three months ago. Parents and relatives of the girl were not happy with her decision.

Her uncle, Mohammad Ali, along with his accomplice gunned down Firdos on Friday and injured another Abul Latif. The girl came to a court for testimony in favour of her husband when she was attacked.

The police have arrested both the accused.

Source: Dawn

Date:1/9/2011