Mother pregnant with her second child has her throat slit by her family because they disapproved of her husband in latest horrific honour killing in Pakistan
- Muqaddas Bibi married Taufiq Ahmed three years ago against family’s will
- The 22-year-old had her throat slit by her father, mother and brother
- She was seven months pregnant and also had a 10-month old daughter
- Murder is the latest horrific honour killing in conservative Muslim Pakistan
A 22-year-old mother pregnant with her second child had her throat slit by her father, mother and brother because they disapproved of her husband.
Muqaddas Bibi married Taufiq Ahmed three years ago in defiance of her family, who considered a marriage for love – rather than an arranged marriage – shameful, police investigator Mohammad Arshad said.
The appalling murder is the latest horrific honour killing in conservative Muslim Pakistan.
Bibi, who is seven months pregnant, had severed ties with her family after her marriage.
But her mother and brother allegedly approached her at a clinic where she was having a check-up on Thursday and convinced her to come home, saying they accepted her decision.
Local police station chief Gohar Abbas said when Bibi reached her parents’ house, her father, brother and mother cut her throat with
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