Jul 24 2009
CBC NEWSCASTER asks, “What would cause parents to kill 3 of their own children?”
Oh that’s easy, they’re Muslims, and their religion allows it, even encourages it for trivial things such as talking to a man unrelated to you, wearing Western clothes, leaving the house without asking permission from your husband or a male family member.
The father, mother and brother of three teenage girls from Montreal whose bodies were found in a submerged car in a Kingston, Ont., canal were charged Thursday with killing them and a woman believed to be the father’s first wife.
Zainab Shafia, 19, Sahar Shafia, 17, and Geeti Shafia, 13, were found dead last month along with Rona Amir Mohammed, 50, in a submerged car at a Rideau Canal lock near Kingston.
Parents Mohammad Shafia and Tooba Mohammad Yehya and their son Hamid Mohammad Shafia, 18, have each been charged with four counts of first-degree murder and four counts of conspiracy to murder, Insp. Brian Begbie announced at a news conference at Kingston Police headquarters on Thursday. READ MORE: CBC