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Teenage girl sentenced to death for adultery ‘after being raped at gunpoint’ in Pakistan

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A teenager has reportedly been sentenced to death by a village council in Pakistan’s Punjab province for having a sexual relationship with her cousin. The 19-year-old denied having consensual sex with him, saying her relative had raped her at gunpoint. The woman said in a statement to police she and her family were asleep at their home in Rajanpur, a rural district in southwest Punjab, when her cousin came into the house and sexually assaulted her.

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