• Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Father of honour killing victim Samia Shahid dies

Samia Shahid

By: Keerthi Mohan

Samia Shahid’s father has been found dead just days before a documentary on her death was set to air. The cause of death has not been revealed. Shahid, a beautician from Bradford, England, was raped and strangled in an alleged honour killing in 2016 while visiting family in Pakistan. She had gone to Pakistan after receiving a phone call claiming her father, Chaudhry Muhammad Shahid, was critically ill. Her father was arrested as a suspected accessory, but was later released due to lack of evidence. Her former husband, Muhammad Shakeel, was charged with raping Shahid and then killing her. Shakeel…

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