Honor murders is very Islamic.
Street vigilantism, if the father doesn’t act his relatives or neighbor’s will.
Young Pakistani couple tied up and have their throats slit with a scythe by girl’s father for marrying without permission
- The 17-year-old girl married the 31-year-old man in the village of Satrah
- Pair were lured into their family home by the girl’s mother
- She promised she would give the couple her family’s blessing
- Instead they were tied up by the girl’s father who then cut their throats
A young couple in Pakistan were tied up and had their throats slit with scythes by the bride’s father after they married for love.
The 17-year-old girl and 31-year-old man married without the consent of their families in eastern Pakistan’s Punjabi village of Satrah, police said.
The girl’s mother and father lured the couple home with the promise that their marriage would receive a family blessing.
Brutal: The 17-year-old girl and 31-year-old man married without the consent of their families in eastern Pakistan’s Punjabi village of Satrah, police said. They were lured to a home and then killed by the girl’s mother
‘When the couple reached there, they tied them with ropes,’ he said. ‘He (the girl’s father) cut their throats.’
Police arrested the family, who said they had been embarrassed by the marriage of their daughter, named Muafia Hussein, to a man from a less important tribe.
Cultural traditions in many areas of Pakistan mean that killing a woman whose behaviour is seen as immodest is widely accepted.
Immodest behaviour that sparked recent killings included singing, looking out of the window or talking to a man who is not a relative. For a woman to marry a man of her own choice is considered an unacceptable insult by many families.