PESHAWAR: Three women, including two sisters, were killed allegedly by some family members in the name of honour in Daudzai area here on Thursday.

The two deceased sisters were identified as Ms Bushra and Ms Amna, whereas the third woman Ms Ameena was stated to be their sister-in-law.

The suspects escaped from the place of occurrence after firing at the women.

Mr Yaseen, a resident of Hangu and father of the two sisters, is complainant in the FIR.

He charged his son Amjid, his brother Farhad and three other persons for the murders, stating that his son was suspicious about the character of his sisters.

He claimed that he, his nephew Jamil and the three women were going somewhere when the suspects emerged from nearby maize crops and started indiscriminate firing on the women, which resulted in their deaths.

The FIR was registered at Daudzai police station under section 302, 311, 148 and 149 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

Published in Dawn, August 19th, 2022

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