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.
Wajiha Swati, a US citizen of Pakistani origin, had been missing since she arrived in Pakistan in mid-October to settle issues with her ex-husband, Rizwan Habib Bangash.
Sidra, a native of Renala Khurd Okara, was modelling for a local clothing brand and danced in theatres of Faisalabad city against the wishes of her family, according to police.
The police spokesperson said Aneesa Abbas, 24, and Arooj Abbas, 21, were seeking separation from their husbands and were lured back from Spain to Gujrat where they were strangled and shot on Friday night.
The ministry added that suspicions of the husband's killing swirled around his wife, who confessed after confronting her with the evidence, noting that she agreed with the so-called "Samer. S." and "Firas. S." to kill her husband.
Police officer Ali Gul confirmed that the young girl was gunned down when her brothers saw her photo with a boy on Facebook. “It seem to be a case of honour killing,” he added.
A Pakistani man sentenced to life in prison in 2019 for strangling his sister, a model on social media, was acquitted of murder Monday after his parents pardoned him under Islamic law, an attorney for the man's family said.
Police said that Urooj Abbas, 21, and Anisa Abbas, 23, were allegedly killed for refusing to bring their husbands — cousins from forced marriages — to Spain. They were severely tortured and shot dead in Gujrat district.
The district court also sentenced Rizwan Habib's father and an employee to seven years in prison for abetting the murder of 47-year-old Wajiha Swati, a lawyer said. The court acquitted three other suspects for lack of evidence.