Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
 
 
July 23, Monday 2018 2:09 AM       

       HEADLINES: CPM set to expand LDF                                              Man stabs son to death                                              Security beefed up at nun’s convent, interrogation of bishop delayed                                              Withdrawing novel an embarrassment for Kerala, says Chennithala                                              VS discharged from hospital                                              Three militants killed in Kashmir encounter                                              Two arrested for killing sister-in-law                                              Herald case: Vora moves court seeking to restrain Swamy                                              Actor Siddharth Shukla's BMW rams into three cars                                              BJP submits privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi for 'misleading' Parliament                                              Lawyers meet jailed Sharifs                                              One dead in US supermarket shooting, suspect arrested                                              Israel's LGBT community protests for fathers' surrogacy rights                                              Key to Root's ODI success was picking Kuldeep from his hand: Tendulkar                                              Bumrah's surgery in England ‘not a great success’, fitness before Tests in doubt                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       WORLD Next Article: Trump ready to go "great lengths" to end all aid to Pak: Haley  
       Girl, fiance gunned down for speaking before marriage in Pak
 
         Posted on :22:13:00 Jan 4, 2018
   
A A
       Last edited on:22:13:00 Jan 4, 2018
         Tags: Girl, fiance gunned down for speaking before
 

Karachi: A girl and her fiance were gunned down today, allegedly by the girl's maternal uncle after spotting them chatting in Pakistan's Sindh province, in the latest case of honour killing, a media report said.

The girl, identified as Nazeeran, was speaking with her husband-to-be Shahid in Nayi Wahi village in the suburbs of Ghotki town when her uncle spotted them.

The uncle opened fire on them out of anger, Express News reported.

According to police, the victims were each other's cousins and the incident was a case of 'honour killing'.

Two suspects, both of whom happen to be the girl's uncles, have been arrested so far.

Honour killings are pandemic in Pakistan, and women are its predominant victims.

An angry Pakistani youth allegedly shot dead his sister and her husband in Rawalpindi last month for marrying without the family's consent.

In November, a newly-wed couple in Sindh province who married without the consent of their elders were killed allegedly on the orders of a jirga (village elders).

More Pakistani women are murdered at the hands of close family members for supposed immoral behaviour than Pakistani civilians are killed by terrorism, the report said.

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has reported an average of 650 honour killings annually over the past decade. But since most go unreported, the real number is likely to be much higher, the report said.

A A
       WORLD
Next Article: Trump ready to go "great lengths" to end all aid to Pak: Haley
 
 
WORLD HEADLINES
Israel's LGBT community protests for fathers' surrogacy rights  
Pakistan's ISI dictating judiciary, doesn't want Nawaz out of jail, alleges High Court judge  
One dead in US supermarket shooting, suspect arrested  
Lawyers meet jailed Sharifs  
CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US  
Trump invites Putin to US for talks amidst backlash over first summit in Helsinki  
Indian detainees in US not handcuffed, says volunteer  
India, US to hold first ‘2+2 dialogue’ on Sept 6  
Water tank collapses near Hisar, none hurt  
Google fined 5 billion dollars by EU  
Israel warns Syrians away from frontier as Assad closes in  
Putin: US-Russia ties should not be held hostage to Mueller probe  
Trump and Putin open historic summit  
Russia targeted by almost '25 million cyber-attacks' during World Cup: Putin  
UK minister quits over lewd messages to barmaids  
Summit fever: Trump reaches for big moment with Putin  
Death toll in Balochistan attack reaches 130, Pak to observe national mourning day tomorrow  
Team Trump plays nice in first visit to Mexico president-elect  
Pak: Mastung toll rises to 130, Bilawal cancels rallies  
Nawaz should return looted money: Imran Khan  
Sharif family to face trial in 2 more NAB cases inside Adiala Jail  
Theresa May presents Trump with Scottish ancestry token  
'Air strike kills 28 civilians in IS-held part of Syria'  
Nawaz plays victim, says returning to face jail for people  
Buddha of Swat smiles nearly 11 years after Taliban dynamited it  
 
Do you support women's entry in Sabarimala?
Yes
 
No
 
Don't Know
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy