Samia Shahid’s ex-husband admits honour killing


The ex husband of a Bradford woman who was allegedly murdered in Pakistan has confessed to killing her, according to a police source. Samia Shahid, 28, died last month in northern Punjab in what her husband Syed Mukhtar Kazam believes was an honour killing. Her former husband Choudhry Shakeel was arrested on suspicion of her murder. He has now said he strangled Shahid with a scarf, according to reports. Her father Mohammad has been held as an accessory to murder. The pair appeared in court in Pakistan and have been remanded for four days.

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