The pair, people from the Pashtun ethnic group residing in the southern town of Karachi, fell foul of the families after eloping recently. But police stated the man’s family convinced these to go back home so they may be married.

KARACHI (AFP) – Police were Tuesday hunting a tribal elder who purchased a teenage couple to become electrocuted by their own families as punishment for eloping, within the country’s latest nasty “honor” killing.

“We’re raiding different places to arrest him,” Marwat stated.

Countless women are murdered by their relatives every year after allegedly getting shame on their own families within the deeply conservative Muslim country.

Jirgas generally adjudicate in communal disputes in rural Pakistan, mainly in the northern tribal belt, but they are rare in metropolitan areas.

The pair were associated with a wood bed and electrocuted by family people.

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