The victim, believed to be around 20 years old, was killed then burned in a Suzuki van on the orders of the village jirga (council) in Makol in northwest
"Police have arrested 13 members of the jirga who ordered the murder of the girl," Rasheed said.
The victim's mother was also arrested, he said, because she supported the jirga's decision.
The 14 are due to appear in a local anti-terrorism court Thursday on murder and terrorism charges, he said.
The owner of the van was also a member of the jirga. His van was burned because the eloping woman -- who is believed to be safely in hiding -- travelled in it when she ran away.
Hundreds of women are murdered by their relatives in
But it is left to a judge's discretion to decide whether to impose a prison sentence when other relatives of the victim forgive the killer -- a loophole which critics say remains exploited.
"A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness" -- a film telling the story of a rare survivor of an attempted honour killing -- won the Academy Award for best documentary short in February.
Amid publicity for the film, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed to eradicate the "evil" of honour killings but no fresh legislation has been tabled since then....