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Pakistani Italian woman did not die of natural causes, confirms autopsy report

Pakistani policemen walk beside the grave of Italian national of Pakistani origin Sana Cheema, who was allegedly killed by her family members, in Gujrat of Pakistan’s Punjab province on April 25, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

An autopsy report has confirmed that Pakistani Italian woman Sana Cheema was strangled to death. Cheema was killed in an alleged case of honour killing and police officials in Pakistan have arrested the 26-year-old’s father, brother and uncle. According to reports, the girl’s father, identified as Ghulam Mustafa, wanted to marry her off to a relative. But she wanted to marry someone of her own choice back in Italy. She was reportedly killed a day before she was set to return to Italy. The autopsy report stated that Cheema’s cervical bone was fractured. Cheema’s family had initially claimed she died of natural…

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