Two teenage girls and their mother was honour murdered by the girls’ stepbrother over a family video.
The video showing two teenage girls enjoying rain in their house led to their murder in Chilas on Sunday night, Pakistan
Their mother was also shot down allegedly by her stepson and his four friends.
Five masked men broke into the house of retired police officer Rehmat Nabi and started firing, killing his wife and daughters, aged 15 and 16.
The police sources say, the crime was motivated by a video clip circulated on mobile phones and showing the girls overjoyed by rain in the lawn of their bungalow.
The innocuous video, recorded six months ago, was spreaded in the area four months later probably after a relative sent it to his friends.
According to the police, Khutore, the girls’ stepbrother took it as an “assault on the honour of his family” and tried to “restore the family’s honour” by killing the girls.
When police tried to get in touch with him for investigation Khutore fled, but all his four friends were arrested.
According to a senior police official, they have confessed to the crime, a case has been registered against the five.