Khateeja and Waris Khan

March 2007

Khateeja, after the death of her first husband, moved with her four children to live with her parents in Dera Ismail Khan. Some time later, she married Waris Khan, a move that her sons and other relatives did not support. Just three days after the couple moved to Karachi to begin their new independent lives, three men, who she alleged were her younger son Sufi Khan and two of her nephews, attacked her and Waris in their home. Waris died on the spot, while Khateeja died in hospital two days later.

Reported by the Daily Times.

For more information see:

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2007\03\14\story_14-3-2007_pg12_9