Pakistani man chops off girl's nose for refusing to marry him

Lahore, Feb 14: A man in Pakistan's Punjab province allegedly chopped off the nose of a 19-year-old girl who refused to marry him, police said on Friday.

Bashir Ahmed, a resident of Bahawalnagar district, 350 km from provincial capital Lahore, told police that Nadeem, a farmer of his village, wanted to marry his daughter.

"On my refusal, Nadeem and his father and two other accomplices entered my house yesterday and subjected me, my wife and daughter to severe torture," a sobbing Bashir said.

"They also cut off my daughter's nose, shouting that she would now remain unmarried for the rest of her life."

A case has been registered under sections of the Pakistan Penal Code against the accused though no arrest has been made so far.


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