Peshawar: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered police and government officials to fly to a mountain village to investigate whether four women were killed for clapping and singing as men danced at a wedding.
Footage of the wedding, filmed on a mobile phone, appeared on television stations recently.
A brother of the men who were dancing told journalists that a tribal council ordered the killings because the women violated tribal honour in the remote northern village of Gizar Alitray.
"I say this under oath, I swear it, the girls have been killed under orders from a tribal court. They were killed on May 30. I fear for my life, for my brothers," Afzal Khan told reporters outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday....more
12:17 PM, Jun 07, 2012