ROME: Forensic experts found that body found weeks ago in shallow grave in northern Italy is of eighteen-year-old woman who suspected by authorities was killed by Pakistani relatives for refusing an arranged marriage, the lawyer said.
Barbara Iannucelli, lawyer representing the association for families of missing, said that the corpse had been identified by a dental anomaly and that the neck bone had been broken, Italian news This is reported by the agency ANSA.
Saman Abbas was last visible in April 2021 by neighbors next to her home in farm town of Novellara, near city of Reggio Emilia. A few days later, a video from the Milan airport showed her parents in a hurry catch flight to Pakistan.
Her father, Shabbir Abbas, was arrested in november in his village in Hafizabad, according to the Punjab Police. The Italian police are looking for the man. on charge of killing him daughter.
Shortly before her disappearance, a woman told her boyfriend, also of Pakistani origin and who life in Italy what her parents wanted to marry her off older man in their homeland, but that she refuses.
After contacting the Italian authorities, she briefly lingered in shelter and then went home after her family reportedly sent her text messages asking with her to return.
Italy has already arrested uncle of woman after his extradition from France.
The Penelope organization, represented by Iannucelli, filed a civil lawsuit. party be a part of Any future trial for murder.
She said it is not yet clear whether the broken bone indicates that the woman was suffocated, or whether the fracture occurred after death.