HANGU, 20 October: Four bodies, including two of children, have been found in a forest in Hangu.

Police said they found the bodies in Lodhikhel forest on Thursday and according to initial reports all the victims have been killed in the name of honour. The victims include husband, wife and their two children who have been identified as Rafiullah, Shahida Bibi, Behram Khan and Iram Khan.

Police said Rafiullah from Karak had entered marriage with Shahida from Hangu without the consent of the woman’s family. They were invited by the woman’s family to Hangu with a promise of reconciliation, but the whole family was killed and their bodies were thrown into the forest.

Police said they are conducting raids to arrest the suspects.