Two girls killed, another in danger, and a boy is being hunted, all for a video that was shot last year.
All it takes is for the video to be online, it does not matter when, how, and why it happened.
And just like that, respective relatives of the concern teenagers were on the rage and has resulted in two “honor killings” so far.
Just what is “honor killing?”
It is the killing of a member of a family who is perceived to have brought dishonor upon relatives.
Human Rights Watch said violence against women and girls is prevalent and is a serious problem in Pakistan.
They believed about 1,000 such as “honor killing” murders are carried out across the country every year.
The most common reasons are that the victim is: refusing to enter into an arranged marriage; a victim of sexual assaulted or raped; engaging in sexual relations outside marriage, even if only alleged; or even for more trivial reasons, like dressing in a way deemed inappropriate or displaying behavior seen as disobedient.
Aforementioned, two teenage girls have been murdered in a so-called “honor killing” in north-west Pakistan following a video that circulated online.
They are said to have been shot dead by family members earlier this week in a village on the border of the North and South Waziristan tribal districts, said BBC.
It said the reason behind the killings of the two girls, aged 16 and 18, were believed to be a video, which shows a young man recording himself with three young girls in a secluded area outdoors, said the report.
Authorities are now looking for the other living teenage girl and boy in the video, to secure them and prevent them from suffering the same fate.