She had told her friends that her dad had sworn on the Koran that he would kill her if she ran away again.
On Dec. 10, her brother Waqsa confronted her at the school bus stop and she was taken away in the Parvez van at about 7:20 am. Just over 30 minutes later, her father called 911 and said he “killed his daughter” using his hands.
The elder Parvez came to Canada as a refugee from Pakistan in 1999 and eventually brought his wife and eight children. Aqsa was the youngest and just 11 when she arrived here.
All but three of the siblings were wed in arranged marriages to cousins in Pakistan who later joined them in Canada….