LAHORE, July 16: Pak Web Star Qandeel Baloch, a social media star whose exploits divided opinion in conservative Pakistan, was allegedly strangled by her brother in what seems to be an “honour killing”, police and her family stated on Saturday.
Pak Web Star Qandeel Baloch‘s raunchy social media images challenged social norms in Pakistan, a deeply conventional Muslim nation the place girls are sometimes repressed by their family or the group. Her killing shocked the South Asian country.
Pak Web Star Qandeel Baloch Strangled By Brother In ‘Honour Killing’
Pak Internet Star Qandeel Baloch acquired a number of dying threats and suffered frequent misogynist abuse, however continued posting provocative footage and movies. In Fb posts, she spoke of making an attempt to vary “the everyday orthodox mindset” of individuals in Pakistan.
Punjab Police spokeswoman Nabeela Ghazanfar instructed Reuters Baloch, actual identify Fauzia Azeem, was killed on Friday evening in her household residence on the outskirts of Multan, a big metropolis in Punjab province.
Pak Web Star Qandeel Baloch’s physique was found on Saturday and her father Muhammad Azeem instructed the police that his son Waseem had strangled her, Ghazanfar stated.
“Apparently, it’s an honour killing however additional investigations will reveal the true motives behind this homicide,” Ghazanfar stated.
Pak Web Star Qandeel Baloch‘s father advised native media his son Waseem had stayed in a single day on the household house and quarrelled with Baloch over cash points and her risque pictures.
“He had severe reservations concerning her footage being circulated on social media,” Muhammad Azeem instructed reporters in Multan. “He escaped after strangling Qandeel.”
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