Man strangled by brother-in-law for ‘honour’ – 02 Jul 2022

LAHORE: A man was killed by his brother-in-law in the name of honour in the limits of Wahdat Colony police on Friday.

The accused also wounded the victim’s sister Kiran, his brother-in-law Husnain Raza and a friend Hamza with a sharp-edged weapon. The injured were admitted to hospital. The accused identified as Assad had nursed a grudge against the victim Nafar Abbas who had married the accused’s sister after elopement three years ago.

The accused strangled the victim to death with electric wire and later wounded Kiran, Husnain Raza and Hamza with a sharp-edged weapon. The accused escaped from the scene. Body was shifted to the morgue. On information of the incident, a police team, including SP Iqbal Town Ammara Sherazi reached the spot and collected forensic evidences.

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