Sargodha: Woman strangles daughter for ‘honour’
SARGODHA: A mother strangled her daughter to death for honour in Sillanwali here on Wednesday. Police said that a girl namely Ruqayya, 18, daughter of Yousaf, a resident of Sarfraz Colony Sillanwali was married off to a relative sometimes ago. However, she developed extra-marital affairs with a neighbour and eloped with him. She returned home after the intervention of local elders. Owing to which, the cuckold left her at her parents’ house. Annoyed at the acts of her daughter, Mukhtaran Bibi allegedly strangulated her. The police arrested the woman and took the body to THQ Hospital Sillanwali for post–mortem. According to preliminary investigation, the mother killed her daughter to “preserve family honour”.