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Thursday Oct 10 2019

Lahore man suffocates sister, friend to death allegedly over honour

LAHORE: A young man killed his sister and her friend allegedly over honour in the Babuliana village near the city's Raiwind town, police said on Thursday.

According to police, the suspect — identified as Ali — was arrested after a first information report (FIR) was filed in this regard.

The 22-year-old suspect, Ali, reportedly suffocated his sister, 18-year-old Rashdah, and her friend, Murtaza, 20, to death, Raiwind police said. A forensic team has collected samples from the crime scene, they noted, adding that they have initiated an investigation into the matter.

Police further explained that Murtaza wished to marry Rashdah and, earlier today, when he came to meet her, Ali killed both of them in rage.