Islamabad: Honour killings in Balochistan
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Interior Rehman Malik told the Senate on Monday that three suspects of killing three young girls over “Karo–Kari” allegations in the Nasirabad district of Balochistan had been arrested. He said those arrested included Umaid, Qaiser and Inam Khan while investigation to identify the nature of crime and the cause of death was underway. “A complete report will be presented before the house within three days,” he added.
The adviser said as per the reports received through different sources, the young girls, including Fauzia, Fatima and Jannat Bibi, had reportedly went from Nasirabad to Osta Muhammad in the taxi of Police Constable Shah Mehmood, and Subhan Chandio was driving it.
Later, a relative of the girls, Murad Balwani, informed the family elders of the girls, who brought them back to the Mirwah area and the girls were killed after three days in the jurisdiction of the Garhi Rehman police station, Rehman Malik said, quoting the report.
“Meanwhile, the police report says these girls were killed with pistol and shot gun after exchange of harsh words with family members during conflict over distribution of property,” he said. “However, we have rejected the police report,” he added.