1987 cases of abduction/kidnapping of women have been reported in Pakistan in 2009: (1698 in Punjab; 160 in Sindh; 64 in NWFP; 13 in Balochistan; 52 in Islamabad). Most of the abducted women are killed or mutilated.
A young couple, identified as 28-year-old Shabana and Khan Mohammad (35) hailing from Dir, was shot dead inside their Frontier Colony No.5 home on Wednesday, police said. People who knew the victims informed that the couple had got married against the wishes of their families. (Karachi, 24 June, 2010)
Aijaz Memon, gunned down his 22-year-old sister, Safia Memon, believing that she was having an affair with their neighbour, Shahnawaz Jiyo. Later, he shot Jiyo as well. (Shikarpur, 23 June, 2010)
A teenage girl was killed when intruders opened fire in her house in Haji Khan Chachar village near Pano Akil. Armed people barged into the house of Mohammad Muneer Mirani and opened indiscriminate fire, killing his daughter Zebunnisa, 17, on the spot. Neighbours said that the murder was linked to a matrimonial dispute. (Sukkur, 22 June, 2010)
A woman and her daughter were attacked in a divorce row by Jamil Ahmed, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Kashif, Muhammad Sabir, Muhammad Yasir and Muhammad Nadeem at Lorry Adda Chowk, killing the woman, Surayya Bibi and injuring her daughter Ayesha. (Arifwala, 9 June, 2010)
In dubious circumstances, a 25-year-old woman, Sumaira w/o Sarfaraz, was shot dead by some unknown attackers just outside her house located at Shamsi Road within the jurisdiction of Hoti Police Station. (Mardan, 9 June, 2010)
Raped Daewoo hostess and sister were abducted for the second time the accused rapists when the two sisters were going to court for the legal proceedings. The hostess was kidnapped and raped on February 7, 2010 by Sarfaraz and Irshad when she was coming home after completing her shift. (Sialkot, 24 May, 2010)
Police found Sunday a tortured body of an unidentified woman, strangled and burned, in the bushes near Makhdoom Shah Housing Society within the precincts of Korangi Industrial Area Police Station. (Karachi, 2 May, 2010)