2 Pakistan girls killed for 'honour' over leaked mobile video

2 Pakistan girls killed for ‘honour’ over leaked mobile video

Islamabad, May 17

Two teenage women have been killed within the identify of ‘honour’ allegedly by a member of the family in a village situated on the border of Pakistan’s North and South Waziristan tribal districts after a brief cellular video of them with a younger man surfaced on social media, police stated.

The Razmak police station in North Waziristan, in whose jurisdiction the murders have been reported, on Friday registered an FIR of the incident with the state because the complainant and began an investigation, Dawn information stated in a report on Sunday.

According to the FIR, the incident came about on May 14 on the border village of Shaam Plain Garyom.

“A confirmed report was received that two girls aged 16 and 18 were killed in the name of honour by their paternal cousin, whose name and address is not known, in Shaam Plain Garyom,” the FIR stated.

It stated the rationale behind the killings was believed to be a video which exhibits a younger man recording himself with three younger women in a secluded space outdoor.

A senior police officer in Waziristan informed Dawn newsthat two of the three women seen within the 52-second cellular clip have been killed.

He stated police have been amassing details about the third lady and the person seen within the video.

According to the police official, it appeared that the video in query was shot practically a yr in the past and likely went viral on social media only some weeks in the past.

The space the place the incident came about is far-flung and thought of dangerous by way of safety, the police official stated, including: “At the moment, our topmost priority is to secure the life of the third girl and the man before taking any action.” The incident comes practically eight years after the 2012 Kohistan video scandal, through which three girls have been killed for honour after a grainy video displaying them singing and clapping whereas two boys danced had gone viral within the ultra-conservative and distant district. IANS