Relatives arrested after woman stoned to death in Pakistan

Police in Pakistan have arrested at least four relatives of a pregnant woman who was stoned to death for marrying a man her parents did not approve of, ITV News has been told. William Hague said he was "appalled" by the killing of Farzana Parveen.

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Son: Pakistan stoning victim's husband 'killed first wife'

The son of a man whose pregnant wife was stoned to death by her family in Pakistan told the Associated Press (AP) his father killed his first wife over a dispute.

Aurang Zeb, one of Mohammed Iqbal's five children, claimed his father was arrested after he killed his mother in 2009.

Mohammad Iqbal's second wife Farzana Parveen was stoned to death in Lahore on Tuesday. Credit: APTN

Iqbal's children later forgave him and the case was withdrawn, he added.

Asked about the reports, Iqbal told AP he could not speak because he was praying at his second wife's grave.

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