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Mother sentenced to death for daughter’s ‘honour killing’ in Lahore

LAHORE: A mother who murdered her own daughter and set her alight for marrying the man of her choice has been sentenced to death, officials said on Tuesday. Zeenat Bibi, aged 16, was doused with kerosene and set alight in June last year in Lahore, a little over a week after she wed 20-year-old motorcycle mechanic Hasan Khan against her family's wishes. A judge in an Anti-Terrorist Court sentenced her mother Perveen Bibi to death on murder and terrorism charges, said prosecutor Mian Mohammad Tufail. She was charged under…