Now, this is something different. Ok, this guy was probably illiterate. Probably too orthodox. Probably respected hisfaith too much. But, that DOES NOT justify murder! And killing his own daughter! Why would he do that? Why would anybody do that? I have heard cases of parents disowning their daughters on this topic. But, killing them? OMG! what is the world coming to? This guy should be burnt on a stake!
A Jordanian man fatally shot his 17-year-old daughter whom he suspected of having sex despite a medical exam that proved her chastity, an official said Thursday. The man surrendered to police hours after the killing, saying he had done it for family honour.
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While on the topic, here’s another incident that occured sometime back. This seems to be serious problem in the community. I think the relegious leaders should focus on spreading awareness among people and stop these blind faith crimes.
FROME (Reuters) – Italian police arrested a Pakistani immigrant on Monday for the murder of his 20-year-old daughter, who investigators believe was killed because her family disapproved of her relationship with an Italian man. Police found the body of Hina Saleem on Saturday, buried in the vegetable garden at the back of her family house near the northern city of Brescia. Her throat had been slit and her relatives appeared to have left in a hurry.
Hina’s Italian boyfriend, with whom she had recently moved in, reported her missing on Thursday after she went to visit her family. Locals told police her father, Mohammed Saleem, resented her relationship with the man.”He has decided to exercise his right to remain silent. He seemed quite calm and aware of the accusations that are being levelled at him,” Saleem’s lawyer, Alberto Bordone, told Sky Italia television. Italian news agencies said the woman’s uncle was also being questioned.
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