Husband accuses wife’s family of ‘honour killing’
A woman from Bradford has been the victim of a so-called honour killing, according to her husband,he also told the bbc the family of samia shahid never approved of her marriage with him,because she married someone of her own choice and they did not like that,Samia shahid was a 28yr old woman who lived in bradford but she went to pakistan to visit her relatives,at this moment of time ,her cause of the death is not clear.
Mp naz shah from bradford said “I’m not going to rest until I’m satisfied I know the cause of her death – we need to investigate it fully,” said Ms Shah, who has written to the prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, calling for Ms Shahid’s body to be exhumed.
“It’s very suspicious circumstances,” she added
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has confirmed her death and West Yorkshire Police is investigating how she died.Samia Shahid had previously been harassed by a family member in Bradford last September, the West Yorkshire force has confirmed.
Samia’s Husband Syed Mukhtar Kazam, said that before she went to Pakistan, his wife’s family had threatened her life.
“They were threatening us because she got married out of the family with her own will and they didn’t like it”, he told the BBC.
He said his wife had gone to Pakistan because she thought her father was ill…..