Couple killed by the orders of Jirgah in Karachi

KARACHI: A couple was killed in the name of so-called ‘honour’ on the orders of ajirga in the metropolis’ Mominabad area on Monday.

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As many as five suspects, including father and uncle of the deceased man, were apprehended by the local police for their alleged involvement in the killing.

Police said that the woman’s body was put in a sack and buried, while the man’s body had not been discovered yet. The law-enforcement authorities suspect that the newly-married couple was killed few weeks back.

The unfortunate couple, 24-year-old Hadi and the woman, had married out of choice which offended their family members who wanted to kill them for bringing disgrace to their honour, the Orangi SP Abid Baloch informed Media

“The parents, brothers of couple live in Nawab Colony. When I went to investigate, they confessed that in the jirga both the parties decided to kill the man and woman,” said Qasim Hameed, a policeman.

Police further said the deceased woman’s father and brother were on the run.

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