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Pakistan teenage girl shot dead by father at Karachi city court over ‘honour’: Report

World NewsPakistan teenage girl shot dead by father at Karachi city court over 'honour': Report

ANI | , Posted by Lingam Gunta Narmatha Rao.

According to Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper, a 19-year-old Pakistani girl was insulted by her father at the gates of the Karachi City Court on Monday for marrying her against her will, according to the city’s Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shabbir Ahmad Sithar. Killed by shooting at Naam. Reported

40-year-old head constable Imran Zaman and another person 20-year-old Wajid Kaleem were also injured during the incident. The SSP said that both the injured were taken to Dr. Ruth Fau Civil Hospital Karachi along with the body of the girl.

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According to SSP Sithar, 65-year-old Amir Jan Mehsud, the accused who fired, was arrested and weapons were recovered from him.

Pirabad Station House Officer (SHO) Mukhtiar Ahmad Panhoor said the investigators, including Zaman, had brought the girl to the court to record her statement under Section 164 (Recording of Confessions and Statements) of the Penal Code when it Incident happened, Don. Reported

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The SHO said that the police officer posted at the entrance of the court was suspended for negligence.

SSP Sithar said, “The accused was giving chase. [the girl]. When she reached Gate 4 of City Courts, the accused opened fire on her.

He added that the suspect was alone at the time of the incident, Dawn newspaper reported.

He further said, ‘The victim was married to a man, who is called a doctor, with her consent and her father killed her in the name of so-called honor.

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