Teen killed for honour in Lahore

A man shot dead his 19-year-old sister as she didn`t have a "good character".

Updated: Oct 05, 2010, 14:00 PM IST

Islamabad: A man shot dead his 19-year-old sister in Pakistan`s Lahore city as she didn`t have a "good character", police said.

Zubaida, a resident of Manga Mandi, had a quarrel with her brother Mukhtar on Monday, The News International reported.

Mukhtar then opened fire, killing her instantly.

He later fled from the spot.

A case had been registered against Mukhtar on a complaint lodged by his father Arif.

"Arif told us that his daughter did not have a good character over which Mukhtar used to quarrel with her," said Muhammad Khan, a police official.

IANS