Honor killing in Mashhad: Young Woman Murdered by Her Brother

Sajedeh
Age: 23
Suffocated : April 25, 2024
Residence: Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan
Origin: Iran
Children: -
Perpetrator:Brother
Excuse: ‘Honor’

On April 25, 2024, a young woman named Sajedeh, 23 years old and from the village of Kooreh, Mashhad, was killed by her 17-year-old brother, motivated by honor, her family attempted to cover up the cause of her death by claiming it was natural.

The murderer, identified as Hanzaleh, confessed after his arrest, stating that: "After Sajedeh divorced her husband, she was dishonored by people, and for this reason, to prevent disgrace, I strangled my sister in a rural stable."

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