Khairi testifies wife’s killing was in self-defence
An Afghan immigrant has testified he stabbed his wife and slit her throat while defending himself. Read Toronto Star
Peer Khairi told his lawyer Christopher Hicks during his testimony that he lost control after she loudly insulted him and came at him with a knife.
Khairi is accused of killing his wife Randjida Khairi, who was stabbed repeatedly in her chest and back with the fatal wound being a gash to her neck. The Crown alleges Khairi killed his wife in 2008, angry at her permissive attitude toward their children’s increasing Westernization after they immigrated from Afghanistan. Read Prior Story
“I totally lost my control. I was not able to control myself,” testified Khairi. “I was thinking about killing myself, but not killing her.” Read National Post … Read Toronto Sun