Pakistan: Muslim uses pistol, axe to murder daughter, daughter’s friend in ‘honor’ killing

Dawn, April 24, 2018.

A man allegedly shot and wounded his young daughter and then killed her with repeated blows of a hatchet before killing her acquaintance in the same manner in Eidan Leerwani village near Jacobabad on Monday.

Officials at the Miranpur Buriro police station said that Shabbir Leerwani used his pistol and hatchets in carrying out the double murder apparently under the custom of Karo-kari (a family member liable to be killed by another member for maintaining an extramarital affair)….