Honor Killing

Honor Killing—Man kills sister & brother-in-law in the name of honor


In the reported areas of Jumma Goth and Badal Goth in Malir, a man and women were being spotted dead respectively.

The body of the deceased man was being identified as Nisar, son of Muhammad Hassan. He was 30 years old while the woman is being identified as Shahnaz, the daughter of Karim Buksh. She was 20 years old.

The bodies of the deceased were shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for autopsy.

Honor Killing

The detailed reports revealed that the female victim was a sister-in-law to the male victim. Initialing the nature of the killing and the investigations, the SHO of the area stated that the killer killed both of them in the name of honor.

After the detailed investigations, the deceased woman was a younger step sister of the murderer Noor Muhammad Khan while the dead man belonged to his elder sister, his brother-in-law.

With the help of a pistol and a sharp weapon, the killer had killed both of them for family honor. The murder weapons have been discovered from his possession.

Confession/Reasons for honor killing

As per the reports, the suspect Noor Muhammad Khan has confessed his guilt stating that in the name of honor he has killed his younger sister and his brother-in-law.

The police officials revealed that he admitted that with the help of a sharp weapon he has managed to first kill his brother-in-law. He has found the victim to be sitting at a teashop in the area of Jumma Goth in Malir.

Later on, he returned back to his home in Badal Goth and fired a bullet from his pistol to kill his younger sister. Reports also revealed that the suspect has made a confession of the illicit relationship of his brother-in-law with his younger sister.


An FIR has been filed against him and further investigations are under process.

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