Woman slain for honour -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Woman slain for honour

SUKKUR: A woman was killed on Friday by her brother on charges of kari in Abdul Wahid Pitafi
village in the jurisdiction of Dad Leghari police station near Mirpur Mathelo district Ghotki.

Reportedly, Ashraf Pitafi brother of deceased Farzana 40, wife of Rahib Pitafi suspected her of nurturing relations with a youth of their own community.

Both sister and brother resided in adjacent houses and Ashraf opened fire on finding his sister talking on mobile phone when he entered her house. The woman died on spot while Ashraf fled from the scene.

Dad Leghari police handed over the body to relatives after post-mortem.

Aisha Pitafi, mother of Farzana, told journalists that her daughter was innocent but her son Ashraf Pitafi with his other accomplices killed her.

No case was registered as nobody contacted police.

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