Multan: Pakistan’s controversial model turned actress Fouzia Azeem popularly known as Qandeel Baloch who was found dead today at her parents’ house on July 15th has been killed by her real brother Muhammad Wasim.
Qandeel’s brother has been arrested by the police who have confessed his crime by saying that he has murdered his sister because of she was bringing disgrace to the family’s honour.
This 21-years-old actress was found dead due to asphyxiated at her parents’ home in Multan.
Qandeel was popular among Indian media as Poonam Pandey of Pakistan.
In an interview in recent past with controversial anchor Mubashir Luqman in recent past, Baloch named Sunny Leone, Rakhi Sawant and Poonam Pandey as her inspirations.
Baloch married to Ashiq Hussain in 2008, aged 17, and had one son with him. Baloch left her husband a year later, claiming he was abusive. There are reports Baloch was separated from a second marriage.
The brother of Qandeel Baloch has been arrested for her murder, confessing he strangled the social media star for “honour”, police said Sunday.
The suspect was presented before a local court and handed over to police over a three-day physical remand in the murder case.
Qandeel’s funeral prayers were offered today in a Dera Ghazi Khan’s Shah Saddar Din area. The model’s father, relatives and neighbours attended the prayers.