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Police hunt elder who ordered couple’s electrocution

KARACHI: Police were Tuesday hunting a tribal elder who ordered a teenage couple to be electrocuted by their families as punishment for eloping, in the country’s latest gruesome "honour" killing. The couple, members of the Pashtun ethnic group living in the southern city of Karachi, fell foul of their families after eloping last month. But police said the man's family persuaded them to return home so they could be married. A tribal jirga (council) then ordered the couple's execution after the families had put their…