ISLAMABAD: On Friday, The Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani took notice of the slaying of a young woman outside Lahore High Court (LHC).
The Supreme Court that the killers be brought to justice and the police officers who were silent passer-by be punished for their inaction, to administer justice to victims.
Victim Farzana Parveen was arriving at court to testify in her husband Iqbal’sdefensee after he was charged by her relatives of kidnapping her and pulling her into matrimony. A farmer – Iqbal stated, Parveen’s family iat the start to agree to their marriage before turning opposed to it because they were unhappy with the dowry he propound.
Pakistan’s Human Rights Commission reported 869 “honor killings” — a misnomer of the highest society – last year alone. Narrating eventuality in which family members take it upon themselves to punish daughters who refuse arranged marriages or choose to watch their spirit rather than family Diktat.