An 18-year-old girl was beheaded along with her 21-year-old boyfriend by her father and uncle in what the police are calling yet another incident of honor killing, DawnNews TVreported on Monday.
The incident, that took place in a small village in Attock district, transpired when the man arrived at the girl’s house to meet her, police said. Soon after, the girl’s father Masood and her uncle Waheed walked in and, after tying the victims with ropes, beheaded them with a sharp object.
The police have arrested both suspects and recovered the murder weapon as well, Sub-inspector of Saddar police station Asif Khan told DawnNews TV. The bodies of both victims have been sent to District Headquarters Hospital for an autopsy after which they will be returned to their families. A case of double-murder has also been registered.