JHELUM - The police on Thursday booked five persons including parents and ex-husband of Samia Shahid, the British woman of Pakistani origin allegedly killed for honour.

Police had arrested the parents of Samia Shahid, her former husband and two others for allegedly killing her in a village near Mangla in Jhelum district.

Samia Shahid, 28, was found dead at her husband’s house and according to initial autopsy report, the reason of her death was poisoning.

The case, which has been highlighted by the Bradford West MP Naz Shah, has become a priority after Pakistan’s interior minister Chaudhry Nisar, announced that he had ordered a rapid investigation.

Earlier, Mukhtar Kazam, husband of Samia Shahid, had registered a complaint with police, claiming his wife, 28-year-old Samia Shahid, was murdered in her family’s village while visiting them.

Also under suspicion is Samia’s father, Mohammad, who told police he discovered his daughter’s body, with vomit around her mouth, in Shakeel’s house on July 20.

British woman of Pakistani origin’s father was briefly arrested on Monday night but later released following the intervention of a local politician.