Honour killing: Three women killed in Swat in two days

MINGORA: Around four women and a minor were killed in last two days, three of them in the name of honor, in different areas of Swat, district police said.

The police said that Said Ali, a resident of Aligrama area of Swat, came to his house holding a pistol in his hand and opened fire on wife and daughter, killing them on the spot.

The man then gave himself in to the police after committing the crime. The police said the women were killed in the name of honour.

On last Sunday, a man Alif Khan in Barshor area axed his wife to death on suspicion of having illicit relationship. Khan was arrested and booked for murder.

Another woman was shot dead along with her minor son in Jhoparyal area after unknown persons opened fire on a passenger van. However, the motive behind this murder could not be ascertained.

 

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