Spanish national Pakistani girls murdered by in-laws in Gujrat ‘they were unable to get their husbands’ visas’
On May 21, Dawn and senior journalist Omar Qureshi reported and tweeted that two Spanish national sisters of Pakistani origin were murdered by their in-laws in Gujrat’s village of Nathia, “precincts for failing to take their husbands to Spain.” The sisters were identified as Arooj Abbas and Aneesa Abbas, aged between 20 and 23. It has been reported that both the sisters were married to their cousins in 2021, “but they were unable to get their respective husbands visas to settle with them in Spain.”
Dawn reported, “Their in-laws suspected they had intentionally delayed the visa process…” Later, Dawn also quoted the initial investigation revealed that the Spanish national sisters were not happy with their marriage, and the family had managed to bring them back to Pakistan. Whereas, the Guliana police and the Gujrat DPO Ataur Rehman stated that the bodies had been shifted for autopsy and raids are being conducted to arrest the accused.