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Samia Shahid: Pakistan court denies bail to father

Samia Shahid

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A COURT in Pakistan has denied bail to the father of a British woman believed to have been the victim of an “honour killing.” Samia Shahid, a dual national, was murdered in July during a visit to her family village in Punjab province. “There was a hearing into the bail application by Samia Shahid’s father, but the court rejected it,” defence lawyer Mian Arif said on Saturday (10). Arif said that the next hearing would take place next week in the city of Jhelum, while the accused would file another bail petition to the Punjab’s high court. Shahid’s second husband,…

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