Suspect held for burning body in name of honour

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Khanewal

Police in Jahanian tehsil of Khanewal district on Thursday found the body of a man who was killed and burnt by an individual allegedly in the name of honour, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jahanian Shamsuddin. According to the DSP, the suspect had tortured and murdered the victim, and then burnt his body.
As per the initial investigation, the DSP said the suspect had suspicions of illicit relations between his cousin and the victim. He added that the murder was allegedly carried out in the name of honour. Shamsuddin said that the victim s body has been shifted to a hospital while further investigation into the incident is underway.
Meanwhile, Khanewal District Police Officer (DPO) Faisal Shehzad recognised the timely response of DSP Jahanian.—INP