Just because singing and dancing at a wedding , four women and two men sentenced to death in northern Pakistan . Pakistani police , as reported by AFP on Tuesday ( 05/29/2012 ) , said the clerics issued a death sentence after a recorded video circulated via mobile phone . The video images showed the sixth person to have fun with singing and dancing in a remote village in the mountainous Kohistan district , about 176 kilometers north of Islamabad , the Pakistani capital . Pakistani authorities in the area said local clerics ordered the death penalty was based on allegations that the men and women danced and sang together in Gada village . By local tribal customs , which are strictly enforced , women and men must be separated at a wedding . Thus , scenes of women and men dancing and singing along is a deviation from the traditional . ” The local clerics issued a fatwa to kill the four women and two men who are in the video , ” said the district police officer , Abdul Majeed Afridi . ” It was decided that the men would be killed first, but they ( successfully ) run so that the women were safe for now . I have sent a team to capture them and are waiting for news , ” he said . He added that the four women were arrested at their homes . Afridi said the incident stems from a dispute between two tribes and there was no evidence the men and women that have mingled . ” All of them appeared separately in the video . I ‘ve seen the video on my own phone . , Where seen four women singing and a man dancing in separate scenes and then another man sitting in a separate record , ” he said . ” This tribal feud . Video has been engineered to defame the tribe , ” said Afridi . Human Rights Commission of Pakistan said at least 943 women and girls were murdered last year the country for allegedly defame their family’s honor . Statistics highlight the scale of violence suffered by many women in conservative circles of Pakistan , where they are frequently treated as second-class citizens .