International Desk: The murder of a girl of Pakistani origin in Italy is again in the headlines. The role of the relatives of the deceased girl is in doubt in this case. The Italian police have traced the family members and relatives of the deceased. Police have feared that in the so-called honor killing, 18-year-old Saman Abbas's family members strangled him to death and buried his body in the field. According to the report of Daily Mail, Saman Abbas is missing since 1 May 2021. She was last seen on CCTV cameras at a farm near the town of Reggio Emilia in central Italy where her father Shabbar, 46, worked.
Police say Shabbar, along with Saman's mother Nazia Shaheen (47), uncle Hasnain Danish (33), cousin Nomanulhaq (33) and Ejaz Ikram (28), killed him and farmed the body before fleeing to Italy. Planned for burial. According to police, Saman had refused to marry her cousin in Pakistan as she had a boyfriend in Italy and wanted to lead a 'Western' lifestyle, following which relatives plotted her murder.
A cousin Ejaz is arrested in France who has been handed over to Italy. At the same time, Saman's parents Shabbar and Nazia are in Pakistan. He has denied killing his daughter. Prosecutors say Hasnain is the mastermind of the murder and Nomanulhaq is still absconding. Prosecutors also suspect these five of summoning murder and disposing of the bodies but have found no evidence so far. They say that the matter dates back to winter last year when Saman's family members were forcing her to arrange an arranged marriage with her cousin in Pakistan. After this, Saman ran away from her house and was living in a refugee camp run for social welfare since October, fearing her family members.
According to the report, Nava had returned to her home on April 11, 2021 this year to collect her identity card, although it is not clear why she needed it. Police believe that by April 26, Saman's family members had started preparing for his murder. Prosecutors say it is the same date Saman's uncle Hasnain bought air tickets for his parents to fly back to Pakistan. On the evening of 29 April, three people were seen on the CCTV camera. Police say it was Hasnain, Nomanulhaq and Ejaz who were seen walking behind the farm at around 7.30 pm that day. All three had two shovels, a bucket and a blue bag and an iron stick.