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Two shot dead in Pakistan's KP in suspected 'honour killing'

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 24 Feb 2024, 06:02 am Print

Two shot dead in Pakistan's KP in suspected 'honour killing' Pakistan

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A woman and a man were shot dead, allegedly by the former’s father and brother,  in an instance of suspected honour killing in Pakistan's  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region, media reports said.

A first information report (FIR) was registered today at the complaint of Pallas police Station House Officer Javid Khan under Sections 109 (abetment), 302 (intentional murder) and 311 (Fasad Fil Arz or mischief on earth) of the Pakistan Penal Code, reported Dawn News.

The FIR said that upon receiving information, police reached Bar Paro in Kolai Pallas and found two bodies lying in a pool of blood.

The deceased were identified as Ubaidullah of Ghato, Sherakot, and Baloo Bibi of Bar Paro.

The two suspects escaped the scene after committing the crime.

Police have launched an investigation after the incident.