In horrific incident a Christian Israeli man stabbed his teenage daughter to death because she was dating a Muslim man, according to prosecutors.
Prosecutors say Sami Karra, 58, killed his daughter in their family home in the central Israeli town of Ramle, a day after she graduated from high school.
The daughter, 17-year-old Henriette Karra, was in a relationship with a Muslim man, against the urging of her parents, according to a criminal indictment filed in Israeli district court this week.
An indictment reported by Haaretz said that she told a relative on the day of her death that her boyfriend, serving time in prison for an unidentified crime, was getting out at the end of the week.
She also said that she was going to convert to Islam, a plan that allegedly set her father, on a course to kill her on June 13.
A week before she died she had filed a complaint saying her mother had attacked her, and text messages as per the reports said she was worried for her life.
It is also reported that Sami Karra saying early in June that he “would spend my whole life in jail” after beating his daughter.
Henriette was found dead of three stab wounds to the neck at her parents’ home in Ramle, according to prosecutors who charged her father on Sunday.