Qandeel Baloch Murdered By Brother: The actor-cum-model had earlier claimed that she was receiving death threats and had sought security for the same. Sources have said that her brother wanted her to quit modelling due to which she had escaped to Multan to stay away from her family. The 26-year-old, who is popular for posting bold videos and statements on Facebook, was shot dead by her brother.
Pakistani Model Qandeel Baloch Murdered By Brother In Multan
Pakistani model Quandeel Baloch, who was recently finalised for Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 10, was murdered this morning. Yes! As per initial reports doing the rounds, the internet sensation was shot dead by her brother. “Baloch was killed by her brother over honour in Muzaffarabad’s Green Town area, reads a report in Tribune Express. Family sources reveal, “Qandeel’s brothers had asked her to quit modelling. He had even threatened her over her Facebook posts and videos, said the police. The brother fled after killing Qandeel, whose real name is Fauzia Azeem.
Her father informed to the police about killing Quandeel Baloch. The body has been sent to a hospital for postmortem. However, conflicting reports claimed she was strangled to death. Becoming the latest victim of ‘honour killing’ in the country.
She was staying in her native town since a day before Eidul Fitr, reports said. “I know I will not be provided security and I am not feeling secured here so have decided to move abroad with my parents after Eidul Fitr,” Qandeel had told The Express Tribune.
In a recent interview, the internet celebrity confirmed the rumours surrounding her marriage and also stated that she and had a child with former-husband Aashiq Hussain, reports the Dawn. This news came a few days after the release of her music video ‘Ban’, which she described as Pakistan‘s raciest video yet. Although that video failed to get attention.
The model seemed to be troubled in the last few days, Geo News Multan Bureau Chief said. “The last I called her for an interview, she was crying on the phone,” he said.
She was planning to settle down abroad after Eidul Fitr, citing security reasons. Qandeel was derided and feted in equal measure in Pakistan. According to Dawn, her videos had been viewed more than 830,000 times and garnered thousands of likes. She first shot to fame in Pakistan in 2014 after a video of her pouting for the camera.
Here’s her message on her popular Facebook account on July 4 where she wrote about “changing the typical orthodox mindset of people who don’t wanna come out of their shells of false beliefs and old practices.”