A teenaged Pakistani woman was on Wednesday doused in petrol and then burnt alive in Lahore allegedly by means of her mother and brother for marrying a man of her preference, within the present day case of so-known as ‘honour-killings’ inside the u . s .. Zeenat, 18, died immediate, police said.
“we have arrested the mom of Zeenat and are seeking out her brother for allegedly placing her on fireplace, killing her instant,” Lahore police spokesman Nayyab Haider advised PTI.
He said Zeenat’s mother Parveen instructed the police in custody that her daughter had dedicated an ‘unforgivable’ crime with the aid of marrying a man after eloping with him.
“despite the fact that Pareveen confessed to her crime, she denied the involvement of her son in killing Zeenat,” Haider said.
Zeenat reportedly fell in love with Hasan, who lived in her locality, and requested her mother and father to simply accept his marriage thought.
however, her dad and mom refused following which Zeenat eloped with Hasan and married him in court docket.
The police official similarly said Zeenat, a resident of thickly-populated factory area, had contacted her mother some days ago searching for her forgiveness for marrying against the will of her own family.
“Parveen told her that she and other own family members had forgiven her and he or she must go back to take the blessing of her family,” he stated.
getting into the entice, Zeenat agreed to return.
“today, while Zeenat reached her dad and mom’ house, first she became tortured through her mother and a brother and then they doused petrol on her setting her alight,” he said.
Police have registered a murder case in opposition to Parveen, her son and two unidentified guys.
The lady’s frame has been shifted to a mortuary for autopsy.
Punjab leader Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken strict word of the incident and directed Lahore police chief Amin Wains to thoroughly look into the matter and bring the perpetrators to justice.
remaining week, police arrested 5 guys including a suitor for torching a 19-yr-old faculty trainer in Murree, some 35 kilometres from Islamabad, for refusing to marry him.
in addition, last month, police arrested 13 individuals of a neighborhood tribal council along with the parents of a teenage girl for strangulating her and later torching her body in Abbottabad for marrying a man of her desire.
according to Human Rights commission of Pakistan, round 800 ladies were killed ultimate 12 months in Punjab in ‘honour killings’.
The Punjab government has introduced extra strict law for safety of girls.