Two girls were murdered couple of weeks ago in the name of Karo-kari [honor killing] over marrying guys of their own choosing. The jirga (a court of elders) in its judgment ordered the boys to pay a fine of Rs2.4 million each to escape meeting the same fate.
A Saudi Arabia man accused of trying to strangle his daughter for being with a man he disapproved of is scheduled to appear in provincial court in St. John’s this afternoon.
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It’s alleged Alshaek attacked the woman, who is around 20, at Ches’s Fish ‘n’ Chips restaurant on Freshwater Road on Thursday. He reportedly had his hands around the woman’s neck, leaving marks. He also reportedly threatened to kill the girl and her boyfriend.
Read the rest: Attempted Honor Killing in Saudi Arabia.
A woman died at a hospital on Tuesday from wounds suffered in a brutal beating by her husband and in-laws, police said.
“Saima, a resident of Allama Iqbal Colony, was beaten up on March 19, 2014 for not bringing in enough dowry,” D-Type Colony Station House Officer (SHO) Muhammad Usman told The Express Tribune.
He said the 26-year-old woman had been treated at Allied Hospital, Faisalabad, where she succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday.
“Saima had more than 21 body injuries according to the doctors treating her,” he said.
Read the rest: Honor Killing for Stingy Dowry.