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Woman killed in Pakistan for committing blasphemy in a 13-year-old's dream

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Islamabad: Three women in Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal district confessed to the police they killed a women after a relative of theirs had dreamed of the victim having committed blasphemy.

Police on Tuesday arrested three female teachers--aged 17, 21 and 24---of a seminary in Dera Ismail Khan here for allegedly killing their former colleague.

The motive of the murder was a message in their 13-year-old relative's dream, which "ordered to slaughter her', according to The Dawn.

When the police reached the crime scene outside the Jamia Islamia Falahul Binaat, the victim was lying in a pool of blood with her throat slit.

The suspects according to the police used some sharp object.

The women hated the victim for following the well-known religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel.

The relative who shared her dream with the three women has also been arrested, according to the report.

Police recovered a register containing the details of the dream during the initial probe. The women belong to the Mehsud tribe.

Wafaqul Madaris al Arabia Pakistan, which is a board of seminaries, condemned the murder, terming it "unfortunate".

The board demanded an independent and fair investigation into the incident Dawn reported.

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