Pakistani policemen stand guard outside a hospital where country interior minister Ahsan Iqbal shifted after the assassination attempt in Lahore on May 7, 2018. (AFP / ARIF ALI)
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Police in Pakistan have arrested the father and brother of an Italian woman of Pakistani descent strangled in a suspected honor killing, police said on Thursday.Sana Cheema, 25, who lived in the northern Italian city of Brescia, was visiting relatives in Pakistan when she died last month, after suffering from what her family initially said was a "chronic ulcer and hypotension".Police exhumed Cheema's body and a forensic report confirmed she had been strangled, a police official who investigated the case, Irfan-ul-Haq Sulehria, told Reuters.Italian media have said Cheema was in love with someone in Brescia whom she planned to marry, but her family did not approve.
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