The husband of a pregnant Pakistani woman bludgeoned to death outside a courthouse murdered his first wife, he told AFP on Thursday, in a twist to a story that has shocked rights activists.
Farzana Parveen was murdered on Tuesday outside the High Court in the eastern city of Lahore by more than two dozen attackers, including her brother and father, for marrying against her family’s wishes.
The brazen, brutal nature of the killing, in broad daylight in the centre of Pakistan’s second largest city, has triggered outrage around the world.
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A man in Indiana will serve no prison time despite being found guilty of drugging and raping his wife repeatedly and over the course of years. The judge even suggested that the woman forgive her now-ex husband who, let me remind you, had drugged and raped her repeatedly over an extended period of time.
David Wise’s then-wife Mandy Boardman felt something was “off” when she discovered rogue eye droppers around her bedroom and dissolved pill residue in her mouth. She also found that she’d get incredibly tired right before bed, according to LA Times reporter Matt Pearce.
No prison time for Indiana man convicted of drugging, raping wife
But it wasn’t until she discovered video evidence on his cell phone that her husband had been drugging and raping her that Boardman confronted him. In an email, he acknowledged that yeah, he’d been doing a little spousal rape in his spare time, but that he was totally going to stop, since she asked.