Pakistani mother burns her daughter alive in horrific honour killing after tying her to a bed with her help of her son
- Zeenat Rafiq, 18, was burned alive by her own mother in Lahore, Pakistan
- Parveen Rafiq tied her daughter to a cot and doused her in kerosene
- Zeenat had defied the family’s wishes and had married her boyfriend
By Associated Press and Sara Malm for MailOnline
Published: 13:28, 8 June 2016 |
A Pakistani teenager was burned alive by her own mother after defying her family and eloping to marry her boyfriend.
Zeenat Rafiq, 18, died after her mother and brother tied her to a cot, doused her in kerosene and set her alight in the family home in Lahore, eastern Pakistan.
Parveen Rafiq was arrested on the same day and has since confessed to killing her daughter for refusing to have a traditional wedding.
The marriage certificate that was to lead to a death: Hassan Khan, husband of Zeenat Rafiq who was burnt alive by Zeena’ts mother, shows their marriage certificate in Lahore, Pakistan