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Two killed for ‘honour’ in Kohistan

MANSEHRA: A man and a woman were killed in the name of honour in Kayhal area of Kohistan on Saturday.

Fazalur Rehman and his brother Mohammad Yousuf were attacked by Hamayun Khan and his sons Mehtab and Aftab when they were working in their fields in Kayhal area of Kohistan. As a result Fazalur Rehman died on the spot while his brother Mohammad Yousuf received critical injuries and was taken to nearby hospital.

The armed men then went to their home and shot dead a woman, stated to be sister-in-law of accused Hamayun, for her alleged illicit relation with the victim, Fazalur Rehman.

Gul Taja, registering FIR with police, said the accused suspected that his (Taja’s) slain brother was having illicit relation with one of their women and shot him (Fazalur Rehman) dead and injured his brother. The accused managed to escape. The Puttan police lodged FIR against the accused and were making raids to apprehend the accused.


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