Pakistani man ‘stoned to death’

Afghans put stones around the bloodstains to mark the scene of a suicide attack in Kapisa northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan Wednesday, June 15, 2011. A suicide bomber killed several people and wounded others in a strike Wednesday on a governor's office in the northeast, while a mortar targeted a building where NATO and Afghan officials were inaugurating the country's largest police training facility in central Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
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Islamabad, May 25  A 43-year-old man was allegedly stoned to death for honour in Pakistan’s Ghourgushti, a media report said on Thursday.

The body of Aurangzaib, a native of Mian Dehri village of Ghazi town, was spotted by a passerby with multiple injuries lying amid a pile of stones under Barazai bridge, Dawn news said.

A police official claimed that the evidence collected from the crime scene suggested that the motive behind the murder was honour, the report added.

A senior police officer, however, confirmed that the man was stoned to death.

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