• Two Pakistanis crippled sister for honor

  • Two brothers-Pakistanis wanted on suspicion of attempted honor killing against his sister. On Thursday, November 3, reports The Independent.

    As writes the edition, Muhammad Afzal and Muhammad Munir "with a sharp knife cut the 40-year-old Shareefa Bibi's eyes, and then cut off the limbs", then fled from the scene.

    Woman in critical condition was taken to the hospital. According to her daughter, the brothers decided to kill Shareefa after he accused her of stealing his niece — the child of Muhammad Afzal.

    An honor killing is a crime, committed by relatives of the women who committed crimes against family members or has brought shame on the family. Cases are still often recorded in Pakistan is that there at the hands of relatives killed each year over 500 women.

    In October of this year in Pakistan passed a law toughening the punishment for honor killing. Earlier in the case, if the family of the victim forgave the killer, he was exempt from punishment and the conflict was settled on the basis of the agreement of the parties. Given that honor killings are often perpetrated by one of the relatives with the approval of the whole family, the forgiveness of the killer was guaranteed.

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