Religion kills and abuses women...
From Raw Story: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/06/pakistan-mob-burns-teen-alive-for-refusing-marriage-proposal/
Agence France-Presse 02 Jun 2016
young Pakistani woman died Wednesday after she was tortured and set
alight in the country’s conservative northeast for refusing a marriage
proposal from the son of a former colleague, relatives and police said.
Sadaqat, 19, was attacked by a group of people on Monday in the village
of Upper Dewal close to the summer hill resort of Murree, outside the
“She was badly tortured and then burned alive.
We brought her to hospital in Islamabad but she succumbed to her wounds
today,” Abdul Basit, Sadaqat’s uncle, told AFP outside a burns centre at
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in the capital.
relatives outside the centre wept and protested at the teenager’s death
as police moved her body to another hospital for a post-mortem.
said his niece had been attacked by the principal of the private school
where she had formerly worked as a teacher, and by his accomplices
after she refused a marriage proposal from his son.
Police said Sadaqat gave a statement before her death naming the principal and four others as her attackers.
have arrested at least one of the accused and a hunt is on for the
rest,” Mazhar Iqbal, the officer directing the murder investigation,
A doctor at the hospital said Sadaqat had succumbed to serious burns.
poor woman was becoming better but then could not survive because most
parts of her body had serious burn injuries,” said Ayesha Ihsani.
It was the second time in just over a month that a Pakistani woman had been murdered over a marriage issue.
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