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Woman stabbed by father for `honour`

LAHORE: A woman was stabbed to death allegedly by her father for `honour` in Jhuggian Nagra locality of Nawankot on Monday.

Nawankot police said Khalid attacked his daughter, Nabeela, 20, with repeated strikes of a knife. The woman was pronounced dead at hospital. The accused fled the scene.

Nabeela, who was married off to Shan of Jallo Mor six months ago, had a stillbirth.

Police investigation showed that Shan sent his wife to her parents` house after suspecting that she had become pregnant out of wedlock. Nabeela`s father took the matter to his heart.

Police have registered a case against Khalid on the complaint of Nabeela`s mother Sakina.

Source: Dawn

Date:6/7/2011