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Police constable killed in honour killing incident in Pakistan's KPK

The police have recorded the girl's statement and investigation is underway.

Published: 23rd May 2020 07:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd May 2020 07:07 PM   |  A+A-

Pakistan police

For representational purposes (File Photo | AP)

By PTI

PESHAWAR: A police constable was shot dead and a 16-year-old girl was left grievously hurt in a suspected honour killing incident in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday, officials said.

Shafi Muhammad indiscriminately shot at his sister's lover after he found them in a 'compromising position' at their home in Cherat Palosai Payan in Nowshera district, officials said.

Muhammad is currently on the run.

His 16-year-old sister (name withheld) is in critical condition at the hospital after receiving eight bullet injuries during the firing.

The police have recorded the girl's statement and investigation is underway.

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