Pakistani man shoots wife, man in dishonour killing

Gul Sher Machi suspected his wife of having illicit relations with relative.

Last Updated: Apr 22, 2011, 16:27 PM IST

Islamabad: A man shot dead his wife and then killed another man in Pakistan`s Sindh province, describing it as a dishonour killing.

Gul Sher Machi suspected his wife of having illicit relations with a relative, Rahim Bux Machi, the Dawn reported on Friday.

He first shot dead his wife and then went to the house of Rahim Bux Machi where he killed him. He then fled from the area.
Karo-kari, or `honour killing`, is a tradition whereby a man can kill a woman, claiming that she brought dishonour to the family, and still expect to be pardoned by her relatives.

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