Couple in Lahore dies after alleged poisoning by bride’s parents | Pakistan

LAHORE: A couple married for four months “mysteriously” died in Raiwind city, police said on Tuesday.

Parents of 23-year-old Basharat alleged that the family of the 21-year-old bride Amna poisoned their food, resulting in their death.

Police said that the two were married with their parents’ consent.

In August, a teenage couple accused of violating the Pashtun ‘code of honour’ was killed with electric shocks in Karachi. The murders were executed by family members on the orders of a jirga of elders of the Mohmand tribe.

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