ATTOCK - A man allegedly killed his daughter for honour in the jurisdiction of Fatehjang police station.

As per details, a girl (R.K.) a week ago contracted marriage of her choice with her beloved Jahangir from a nearby village. Her father and other family members were annoyed over this act.

On Sunday, Tariq Mehmood, father of the deceased, strangulated her and set her ablaze to death when she came to her parents home.

The Fatehjang police have arrested the accused killer. The dead body of the girl was later handed over to her relatives after post-mortem.

It is worth mentioning that as per HRCP 1189 cases of honour killing were recorded in 2015 with 1096 females and 88 males. In 2014 about 1000 women died in honour related attacks and 869 in 2013.