British pakistani Samia Shahid was raped earlier than her demise in accordance with the police. PHOTO: FILE
Samia Shahid, the British-Pakistani lady raped and murdered in a suspected “honour killing” in Pakistan, texted a good friend asking her to wish she “got here again alive” hours earlier than boarding a flight, it has emerged.
Samia Shahid, initially from Bradford, died whereas visiting her family members in her ancestral village of Dhok Khinger in Pakistan. Her household had initially claimed she had a coronary heart assault, however an post-mortem revealed she had been raped after which strangled.
British woman raped before being killed for ‘honour’ in Pakistan
A forty three-web page police report, seen by the Mail On-line, by an official related with the case, stated that the day earlier than she was as a consequence of fly to Islamabad for the week-lengthy keep, she had texted her pal saying, “Pray I come bk alive on 21jul my psyco cuzzan u see” – referring to her former husband Muhammad Shakeel.
The report had additionally concluded that her father had held her down whereas Shakeel raped her. Police has charged Shahid’s ex-husband and father together with her homicide. “We now have accomplished our investigation and concluded that her ex-husband Muhammad Shakeel and father Muhammad Shahid have been concerned in her killing,” DIG Abu Bakar Buksh stated. “Her ex-husband has additionally been charged with raping her,” he informed AFP.
Ex-husband confesses to killing Samia Shahid for honour
Based on Shahid’s second husband Kazam, his spouse had angered her mother and father by changing to Shia Islam, his sect, earlier than their wedding ceremony. The report additionally claimed Shakeel was indignant on the divorce and felt she had “dishonoured him and his household”.
That they had initially married in Pakistan in 2012 the place she stayed for a short while earlier than going again to the UK. She then divorced him ex-parte two years later and moved to Dubai to be with Kazam.
The police stated the investigation is now full and they’ll each be held for 14 days pending formal expenses and trial. Legal professionals for the pair have stated they’ll plead not responsible at their subsequent look on September 17.
This text initially appeared on Independent
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