Man stabbed to death for ‘honour’ – 24 Feb 2023

LAHORE: A man was fatally stabbed with a sharp-edged knife in what is believed to to an incident related to honour killing in Batapur area on Thursday. The victim, identified as Muhammad Azam and his brother-in-law Muhammad Kaleem reportedly were returning home from work. As they reached near Khera Bridge at Batapur, the suspects identifeid as Shan Maseeh, Danial Maseeh, Sikandar Maseeh, Fazal Maseeh and Shehroz Maseeh, all residents of Alia Town, Lahore, intercepted and attacked Azam with knives. The victim suffered multiple wound in his stomach and back. He was taken to a hospital for treatment but could not survive. Father of the victim has said that Muhammad Qasim had married to the daughter of Muhammad Yousaf. They had clashed earlier also and they had registered complaints against them. Azam’s father continued that his son had contracted marriage with the daughter of a suspect and they had developed grudge against him. OUR CORRESPONDENT

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