The father of a Mississauga teen killed last year has been charged today
with first-degree murder in connection with her death.
Muhammad Parvez, 57, appeared in a Brampton courtroom today where he
was officially charged. The charge is an indication investigators believe the
girl’s killing was pre-meditated.
Parvez was arrested in early December after
his daughter Aqsa, 16, was found strangled in the family's Mississauga
Paramedics revived her, but she died later in hospital....
The death drew international attention after her friends said she had
argued with her father over her desire to shun the hijab, a traditional Muslim
scarf that covers the head and shoulders....
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Canada: Muslim Father Gets First Degree Murder Charge In Honor Killing Of His Daughter
Muhammed Parvez killed his daughter Aqsa because she wouldn't cover herself up in the slaves chains of the Hijab.