Muslim Family Found Guilty in Canadian Honor Killings | Shafia Family | TheBlaze.com
Posted by Lech Dharma on January 29, 2012
Muslim Family Found Guilty in Canadian Honor Killings
Posted on January 29, 2012 at 3:42pm by Madeleine Morgenstern
Mohammad Shafia, his wife Tooba Yahya and their son Hamed were each found guilty of murdering Shafia’s three teenage daughters and wife. Their bodies were found in a car submerged in an Ontario canal in 2009. (Canadian Press Photo)
KINGSTON, Ontario (AP) — A jury on Sunday found an Afghan father, his wife and their son guilty of killing three teenage sisters and a co-wife in what the judge described as “cold-blooded, shameful murders“ resulting from a ”twisted concept of honor.”
The jury took 15 hours to find Mohammad Shafia, 58; his wife Tooba Yahya, 42; and their son Hamed, 21, each guilty of four counts of first-degree murder in a case that shocked and riveted Canadians from coast to coast.
(Related: ‘Honor Killing’: Muslim Father Charged With Daughters‘ Murder Said He’d Do it Again…100 Times)
After the verdict was read, the three defendants again declared their innocence in the killings of sisters Zainab, 19, Sahar 17, and Geeti, 13, as well as…
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