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Samia Shahid: Ex-husband and father charged with murder in Pakistan

Samia Shahid

By: Eastern Eye Staff

POLICE in Pakistan charged the former husband and father of a British woman believed to have been the victim of an “honour killing” with her murder today (3). Samia Shahid, a dual national, died in July during a visit to her family village in Punjab province. Her second husband, Mukhtar Kazam, claims she was murdered for bringing “dishonour” on her family. Kazam has said his wife had angered her parents by converting to Shia Islam, his sect, before their wedding. “We have completed our investigation and concluded that her ex-husband Muhammad Shakeel and father Muhammad Shahid were involved in her…

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