Out of 23 murder cases registered in GB during 2016, 13 pertained to “honor killings”: HRCP

Out of 23 murder cases registered in GB during 2016, 13 pertained to “honor killings”: HRCP

Islamabad: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), an independent body, has revealed that sixty percent of murder cases registered in Giglit-Baltistan during the last year were related to the so-called “honor killings”. “In Gilgit-Baltistan, out of the 23 cases of murder registered in 2016, 13 were of honour killing”, reads...

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