A 17-year old bride Pakistani bride has been strangled to the death by her husband on their wedding night in what police call a suspected case of ‘honour killing’.
Khanzadi, daughter of Lal Mohammad Lashari, married her cousin Qalandar Bux Khokhar the night before her lifeless body was found in her bedroom in ADC Colony. The suspect, her husband, remains on the run.
Khanzadi’s mother notified the police when she failed to receive any response from their house the morning after the wedding.
ources in the area speculated that Qalandar Bux killed the bride because she was “not a virgin”, while others claim that a heated argument erupted between the newly-wed couple regarding a delay in the wedding ceremony due to certain customs.
Source: Tribune Pakistan