Italian court sentences Pakistani parents to life for killing daughter

Explore the details of the Italian court’s decision to sentence a Pakistani couple to life in prison for the 2021 murder of their daughter, Saman Abbas, who refused an arranged marriage. Understand the shocking dynamics of the case and the legal outcomes.

Saman Abbas disappeared in May 2021 after rejecting her family’s demand that she marry a cousin

Italian court sentences Pakistani parents to life for killing daughter Saman Abbas murder case
Italian court sentencing
Honor killing in Italy
Forced arranged marriage
Family violence and crime
Reggio Emilia tribunal verdict
Pakistani couple life sentence
Fugitive mother Nazia Shaheen
Uncle Danish Hasnain sentencing
Domestic violence and legal justice
  • Parents ordered  murder, uncle had strangled his niece: court.
  • Uncle sentenced to 14 years after accepting a plea bargain.
  • Sanam Abbas had denounced her parents to the police

ROME: An Italian court has sentenced a Pakistani couple to life in prison for the 2021 murder of their daughter, Saman Abbas, who refused an arranged marriage. The tribunal in Reggio Emilia ruled that the parents ordered the murder, with an uncle convicted of strangling his niece. The shocking affair involved Abbas, 18, who disappeared in May 2021 after rejecting her family’s demand for marriage. Despite previously denouncing her parents and seeking refuge, Abbas vanished after visiting her family in April 2021.