Girl burned alive by mother for marrying man of choice

A teenage girl was burned alive by her mother in the name of ‘honour’ on Wednesday for marrying a man of her choice in Lahore’s Factory area.

According to police, 17-year-old Zeenat had married a man named Hassan seven days ago. Soon after, the girl’s mother brought her back home vowing marry her off to Hassan as per traditions and customs. Instead, the mother, Parveen, allegedly burned her daughter alive.

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