PAKISTAN: FATHER IS SENTENCED TO DEATH AFTER MURDERING HIS DAUGHTER BECAUSE SHE COULDN'T BAKE 'PERFECT BREAD'
October 25, 2016: A father has been sentenced to death in Pakistan after he confessed to killing his daughter because she wasn't able to bake perfect bread.
Khalid Mehmood admitted murdering his daughter Aneeqa before dumping her body outside the Mayo Hospital in Lahore.
According to prosecutors, he then told police that the girl was missing and feared she had been abducted, claiming she had failed to return home after going out to buy food.
However, according to theÂ Express Tribune, officers later discovered that the girl was actually killed by her father after she failed to perfect the recipe for making gol roti.
Police later arrested Mehmood and his son Abuzar when they confessed to killing Aneeqa by beating her to death.
They also admitted dumping her body as well as filing a false missing persons report.
A judge at a court in Lahore then awarded Mehmood the death penalty and also fined him 500,000 Pakistan rupees (ÂŁ4,000). (Sources: MAILONLINE, 25/10/2016)