Pakistani man drives 1,400 kilometres to kill ex-wife

Chicago: Enraged by her TikTok videos, a Pakistani man drove all the way from Georgia to Chicago, covering over 1,400 kilometres (875 miles), and killed her ex-wife. He later committed suicide after murdering her.

Prior to the murder-suicide, the woman, Sania Khan—a Pakistani American photographer—had been posting videos on TikTok about escaping a toxic marriage and moving on with her life. In her videos, she was documenting her journey of healing from the painful divorce.

As per reports, Raheel Ahmad, 39, was angered with Khan for making videos about her relationship and the South Asian community’s response to it and drove for 14 hours to reach her home.

According to a police report obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times, Sania Khan, 29, was allegedly shot and killed by her ex-husband, Ahmed. Khan had recently moved to Chicago.

Local media reports stated that the incident took place last week. Ahmed’s family had called the Alpharetta police after he was found missing from his home. They asked for a welfare check at Khan’s apartment, where they thought he might be.

The police then arrived at 200 block of E. Ohio street, where found a woman and a man with gunshot wounds to their heads inside a residence, Chicago police told ABC News in a statement

Khan was pronounced dead on the spot, whereas Ahmed was taken to Northwestern Hospital where he was declared dead as well. Police said they have recovered a weapon from the scene.