HONOUR KILLING: 47-year-old man murdered by parents over refusal to marry a wife


A 47-year-old popular film director in Iran, Babak Khorranmdin has been murdered by members of his family in Ekbatan, west Tehran, in a hounour killing over his refusal to marry a wife.

Khorranmdin’s body parts were discovered in a suitcase and bins outside his parents’ home in Iran and his father confessed to the killing after he and his wife were arrested in Ekbatan, west Tehran.

Reports say Khorranmdin, who is a London-based film director, was sedated and cut into pieces, and his body parts were discovered in bins and a suitcase on Sunday, May 16 after he returned from living in London, iranwire.com reported.

His father reportedly said: “Because of the disputes we had, I sedated him this morning (Sunday) by giving him anaesthetics, and then stabbed him to death. Then I dismembered his body and threw it in the nearest trash can on the street with my wife.”

Tehran’s Police Station found evidence of the murder whilst searching the family home, it was reported.


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