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Man kills teenage daughter at Karachi metropolis courtroom over ‘honour’: police

KARACHI: A 19-year-old woman was shot useless over ‘honour’ by her father on the gates of Karachi Metropolis Courtroom on Monday for marrying of her free will, in response to Metropolis Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shabbir Ahmed Sethar.

The incident left Head Constable Imran Zaman, 40, and one other particular person — 20-year-old Wajid Kaleem — injured. Each the injured have been taken to Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi together with the woman’s physique, the SSP informed media. 

SSP Sethar stated the suspect behind the firing — Ameer Jan Mehsud, 65 — was arrested and a weapon recovered from him.

Pirabad Station Home Officer (SHO) Mukhtiar Ahmed Panhwar stated that the medical situation of Zaman was out of hazard.

A primary data report (FIR) of the homicide was not filed by the point this story was revealed.

Panhwar stated the investigators — together with Zaman — had introduced the woman to the courtroom to file her assertion below Part 164 of the Code of Legal Process (recording of confessions and statements) when the incident occurred.

The police official deployed on the courtroom entrance has been suspended over costs of negligence, the SHO added.

SSP Sethar stated, “The suspect was chasing [the girl]. When she reached Gate 4 of Metropolis Courts, the suspect opened fireplace on her.” He added the suspect was alone on the time of the incident.

He additional stated, “The sufferer had married a person, who is claimed to be a health care provider, together with her free consent and her father killed her over so-called honour.”

Individually, SHO Panhwar clarified he was unsure as as to whether her husband was a health care provider.

The woman had reportedly acquired married in Orangi City. In keeping with Panhwar, {the teenager} had left her residence 10 days in the past, following which her father had lodged a report of kidnapping at Orangi’s Pirabad police station.

The SHO informed media that the woman was recovered on Sunday and in the course of the preliminary investigation, she informed police she had acquired married.

Her purported husband, Anis Rehman, was detained after the courtroom had already remanded him in judicial custody on Sunday, he added.

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