Pakistan indicts five people in stoning death of 25-year-old pregnant woman

July 6, 2014 12:41 PM

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Pakistan indicts five people in stoning death of 25-year-old pregnant woman

Farzana Parveen was killed near a downtown courthouse in the city of Lahore on May 27 for marrying against the family’s wishes. The trial for the woman’s relatives and ex-husband will begin Monday.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani police say a court has indicted five relatives accused of stoning to death a pregnant woman for marrying against the family's wishes.

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