Faleh Ghazi Albasman, 59, stabbed 24-year-old Mashael in the neck 13 times in the flat that they shared in Bournemouth, before picking up another blade and wounding himself in the stomach.
After being taken to hospital, Albasman spoke Arabic to a surgeon, asking him what the penalty for honor killings were in Britain, before telling him: ‘it’s all about the honor’.
Albasman confessed that he was ‘boiling with anger’ when he attacked his daughter, saying she had been ‘disrespectful’ to him and told him ‘to go home’, Winchester Crown Court heard.
The final straw came when he found her talking on a mobile phone, saying that her behaviour had become ‘inappropriate in my culture’.
The court heard Albasman had come over to Bournemouth, Dorset, with Mashael in November 2013 to be her ‘chaperone’.
She had started an English language course in the seaside town, just before she was found dead by paramedics on March 30 this year.
Kerry Maylin, prosecuting, said: ‘Mashael Albasman was killed due to multiple stab wounds, 13 in all, mainly concentrated on the neck.
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