3 killed in name of honour in Kohat
KOHAT: Three persons, including two women, were killed in two separate incidents in the name of honour here on Saturday, police said. According to police in the first incident, the father and brother of a 24-year-old married woman along with two other armed men entered into a house in Jabar area of Gumbat police station on Rawalpindi road.
They sprayed the woman and her husband Farhatullah with bullets for marrying without the consent of her family. The attackers managed to escape, police said, adding they were declared proclaimed offenders. The residents said that both the victims had recently married in a court in Karachi and were receiving threats. They were living in Karachi for last many years and recently shifted to Jabar for the safety of their lives, they said.
Police said that the attackers also came from Karachi to kill the couple. The Gumbat police registered murder cases against the accused on the complaint of the mother of Farhatullah and launched investigations.
Meanwhile, the husband and brother of a woman shot her dead inside her home in Darrewal Banda, police said. They alleged that the brother and husband of the woman killed but they were trying to portray it as case of blind murder. The Riaz Khan police station registered cases against the accused after arresting them and launched investigations.