Couple killed for ‘honour’ in Gujranwala


GUJRANWALA: A man and his wife were stabbed to death in the name of ‘honour’ on Friday.

According to details, Aasia and Akbar hailing from Rahim Yar Khan had contracted love marriage without taking their families into confidence and started living in Ladhewala Warriach area of Gujranwala.

Two culprits including Ahmad and Javed belonging to Aasia’s family barged into their house, stabbed the couple with a sharp-edged knife and fled after committing dual homicide.

The bodies were shifted to hospital for post-mortem and the police after registering a case against the murderers have started raids for their arrest.