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Man ‘stoned’ to death in Pakistan honor killing

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In what appears to be another case of honor killing in Pakistan, a man was allegedly stoned to death in Ghourgushti area of Hazro police limits on Wednesday.

According to a recent report, local police sources said that some passerby spotted a body with multiple injuries lying around a pile of stones under Barazai bridge and informed the police, who shifted the body to THQ hospital.

The doctors were able to recover a stone from his neck. The man was identified as Aurangzaib, 43, a native of Mian Dehri village of Ghazi town.

According to a police official on condition of anonymity, the evidence collected from the crime scene suggested that the motive behind the murder was honour. Tracing the murderer could be possible with the data collected from the victim’s mobile phone.