KARACHI: Karachi police arrested five suspects in ‘honour killing’ case on Monday.
According to reports, a couple was killed in the name of so-called ‘honour’ on the orders of a Jirga in the Mominabad area of the city.
The police arrested five suspects including father and uncle of the deceased man. The police suspect that the newly-married couple was killed few weeks back.
The police recovered the woman’s body, which was put in a sack and buried, while the man’s body yet to be recovered.
According to reports, the unfortunate couple, 24-year-old Hadi and the woman, had married against the wish of their family members.
The family members confessed to the killing of the couple after the jirga’s decision, the police told media.
The police is searching for woman’s father and brother.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has taken notice of this incident, announced to conduct a detailed investigation of the case and has sought a report from Sindh IG Police.