Man arrested for killing trans woman in Pakistan
A man has been arrested for the murder of a transgender woman in Lahore, Pakistan.
Fayyaz alias Muskaan was repeatedly stabbed in their home where they were found in a pool of blood.
The 25-year old had been living in the apartment for a few years after becoming distanced from their family when they came out as trans.
It’s believed that the murder suspect, identified only as Sufian, had developed a relationship with Muskaan.
Police believe that he stabbed Muskaan three times after they clashed over a financial dispute.
Investigators were initially hunting for more than one person, but now believe that Sufian may have acted on his own.
Early reports in the country appear to have misgendered Muskaan.
The transgender in community have faced unprecedented violence.
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