Femicide in Sanandaj: Young Woman murdered by her husband

Shahin Govili
Age: Young
Set on fire: May 1, 2024
Residence: Sanandaj, Kurdistan
Origin: Iran
Children: 1
Perpetrator: Husband
Excuse: Dispute about divorce

A young woman named Shahin Govili was killed by her husband in Sanandaj. The murderer, while setting his wife on fire, also committed self-immolation and lost his life.

On May 1, 2024, a young woman in Sanandaj, identified as Shahin Govili, who was also the mother of a 14-year-old child, died from injuries caused by burns at Kosar Hospital in Sanandaj. Shahin was set on fire by her husband, Mehran Mohammadi, at their father-in-law's house in the Ghafoor neighborhood of Sanandaj on Saturday, April 27.

Shahin had returned to her parents'house some time ago due to a disagreement with her husband and had requested a divorce. On the day of the incident, Mehran had asked her to return home, and after Shahin refused, Mehran poured gasoline on both her and himself and set them on fire.



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