Two young ladies have been killed in a supposed “respect slaughtering” in north-west Pakistan following a video coursed on the web.
They are said to have been shot dead by a relative recently in a town on the outskirt of the North and South Waziristan ancestral regions.
The executing happened after a short portable video of them with a youngster surfaced via web-based networking media, police said.
Police have been sent to the remote territory to explore the case.
The episode is said to have occurred on Thursday evening at Shaam Plain Garyom, a fringe town of North and South Waziristan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as per a police report cited by Pakistani day by day Dawn.
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It said the purpose for the killings of the two young ladies, matured 16 and 18, was accepted to be a video, gave to Dawn, which shows a youngster recording himself with three little youngsters in an isolated zone outside.
It showed up the video was shot almost a year back and most presumably became a web sensation via web-based networking media half a month prior, a senior police official told the paper.
“Right now, our highest need is to make sure about the life of the third young lady and the man before making any move,” the official said.
Human Rights Watch says that viciousness against ladies and young ladies stays a major issue in Pakistan.
Activists accept around 1,000 such “respect slaughtering” murders are completed the nation over consistently.