Samia Shadid’s husband on 24 hour police protection


The husband of a British woman who died last month when visiting relatives in Pakistan is currently under 24-hour police protection after receiving death threats. Syed Mukhtar is in Pakistan calling for justice from authorities there after claiming that his wife Samia Shahid was murdered in a “honour killing”. This follows a post-mortem that said marks found on Samia’s neck suggested she had been strangled. Bradford West MP Naz Shah confirmed that Mukhtair has been offered a 24-hour police guard. Shah had spoken out previously, accusing Pakistani officials of colluding in “a potential cover-up”. “I spoke to Syed and he…

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