Brothers strangle sister in honour killing
[Emirates 24/7] A 23-year old Egyptian woman was strangled to death by her brothers in what is being seen as an honour killing.

According to Egyptian Arabic daily Al Wafd, the six brothers killed their only sister to protect the family honor after she was suspected of having relationships with many young men in a village in Kantara, Al Ismailia district.

Police station received a tip-off from the 70-year old father of the victim, identified as AAY, a farmer, that his daughter identified as RA was missing.

The police conducted an investigation and found the body of a woman on a farm in Al Salhya Al Jadeeda.

The investigation and the forensic report confirmed that identity and led to her brothers' arrests.

The defendants confessed to committing the crime.

They pointing out during the interrogation that they had pictures showing her in "compromising positions".

Posted by: Fred 2012-03-12