Lahore: Girl strangled to death in name of honour
LAHORE: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly strangled to death by her uncle in the name of honour in Shera Kot Police limits on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Anam, daughter of Ramzan, resident of Ghousia Park. Police said that the deceased’s uncle, Talib Hussain, who was residing at his brother-in-law’s house, suspected that Anam had illicit relations with a Christian youth of the same area.
On the day of incident, Talib entered the house and strangled Anam to death and managed to escape from the crime scene. She was taken to a local hospital where the doctors pronounced her dead. Police, after being informed, reached the spot and shifted the dead body to a city morgue. Police registered a case against the accused on the complaint of deceased’s father, Ramzan.
Separately, two unidentified persons were found dead from Bhaati Gate and Islampura police jurisdictions. A 35-year-old man’s dead body was recovered from Bhaati Gate Police precincts. The deceased, yet to be identified, was lying dead along a roadside near Data Darbar. A passersby spotted the dead body and informed police. Police reached the spot and shifted the dead body to a city morgue for autopsy.