Family guilty of ‘honour’ murders

BBC News

Three members of an Afghan immigrant family in Canada have been convicted of murdering four female relatives in a so-called “honour” killing.

The bodies – three teenage girls and their father’s first wife – were found in a car submerged in a canal in the city of Kingston, Ontario, in 2009.

The girls’ father, brother and mother will serve at least 25 years in prison.

Prosecutors said the father was angered that his two eldest daughters wanted boyfriends, in defiance of his values.

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