Groom kills bride for not being a virgin on wedding night

A 17-year-old bride has been allegedly strangled to death by her groom on their wedding night in Jacobabad, Pakistan. Pictures of the deceased on social media in the suspected case of honour killing are captioned to suggest  she was killed for not being a virgin. Khanzadi, daughter of Lal Mohammad Lashari, married her cousin Qalandar Bux Khokhar the night before her lifeless body was found in her bedroom in ADC Colony. The suspect remains on the run. Khanzadi’s mother notified the police when she failed to receive any response from their house the morning after the wedding. Policemen, with the help of the victim’s brother Ali Sher Lashari, forced entry into the house, only to discover Khanzadi’s lifeless body on the bed. Her husband was missing. Ali Sher lodged an FIR against Qalandar Bux and his four brothers, accusing them of strangulating his sister to death. The victim’s mother told reporters that Qalandar Bux and Khanzadi...