Pakistan: 2 held for killing woman for refusing proposal

June 2, 2016 3:46 PM

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UPPER DEWAL, Pakistan – Pakistani police say they have arrested two suspects and are continuing their search for five men who tortured a 19-year-old school teacher and burned her to death for refusing to marry a man twice her age.

The teenager's mother, Ashia Bibi, told The Associated Press Thursday that, hours before her death, her daughter Maria had given police a statement alleging that five men had stormed her house earlier that week, dragged her to an open area and kicked her as though she were a "football." Bibi demande...

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