Six others accused of involvement have been acquitted, the lawyer said. They included two of Baloch's other brothers, her cousin, a neighbour, a driver, and a Muslim cleric.
"The Waziristan killings highlight how the Internet can be used against women, especially in a patriarchal society like Pakistan's," said Nighat Dad, a Pakistani lawyer who founded the country's first cyber-harassment helpline.
Hussain allegedly incited an employee of his shop to rape his wife in order to attach an ethical scandal to her and then divorce her without any martial losses. But, the worker sexually assaulted her after killing her, the security authorities said.
Two teenage girls in North Waziristan village were killed for "honour" over leaked mobile video. The two men — one of whom was the father of the first victim and the other was the brother of the second, were both being held in custody pending trial.
"It is currently being investigated as a non-criminal death and there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances,” Toronto police spokeswoman Caroline de Kloet said.
Mahira Zulfiquar arrived in Pakistan two months ago to attend a wedding and was staying at a rented home with her friend. Pakistan's English-language newspaper Dawn reported that Zulifquar had bullet wounds and signs of torture on her body.
A dispute between two families in the village reportedly led to a horrific massacre, according to local Egyptian media.
According to the reports, the woman was the mother of five boys and three girls and aged 42. Her husband lodged a report on May 25, 2021, blaming that his wife eloped with her friend and married him. Later police arrested both of them.
The deceased was a third-year medical student and was shot dead in Kohat in January 2018 for turning down a marriage proposal. Police said Rani was visiting her family during a session break when Afridiopened fire on her after she turned down his marriage proposal.