British woman 'honour killing' trial opens in Pakistan
The trial of the father and ex-husband of a British woman for her alleged rape and murder in a so-called honour killing has opened in Pakistan, a defence lawyer said.
Mohammad Shahid is accused of killing his daughter, Samia Shahid, 28, along with her ex-husband, Mohammad Shakeel.
Their trial opened in Islamabad on Tuesday, lawyer Mohammad Arif said.
He said the court delivered the charge sheet to the accused, who must decide by October 7 if they plead guilty or not guilty.
Mrs Shahid, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, was visiting family in July when she was found dead of what were initially... read more
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