Youth and girl killed for honor in Regi


PESHAWAR : A 14-year-old girl and a youth were shot dead allegedly in the name of honor in Sharif Garhi area of Regi police station, police said on Thursday.

Police said the bodies of the girl and a youth named Kifayat Ullah were recovered from a house in Sharif Garhi adding the local witnesses said the youth had come to meet the girl at her home.

Police said the uncle of the girl was allegedly involved in the killing of both. The bodies were taken to Khyber Teaching Hospital for medico legal procedure while police have started investigation after registering the case of double murder.