Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Pakistan's ‘Kim Kardashian' strangled to death by her brother in honor killing
Qandeel Baloch was reportedly drugged and strangled to death by her younger brother, Muhammad Waseem, for refusing to stop posting provocative photographs on Facebook and Instagram.
MULTAN CITY, PAKISTAN — Qandeel Baloch, known by many online as the “Kim Kardashian” of Pakistan, was murdered by her brother after she refused to stop posting provocative photos online.
On July 15, the 26-year-old Baloch, whose real name was Fauzia Aseem, was at her family home in Multan City. Her younger brother, Muhammad Waseem, said for some time he had been receiving photos of her from friends, so he finally decided to do something about it. Around 10:45 that evening, Waseem drugged his sister and strangled her to death.
Waseem said he did it because she was bringing dishonor and shame to his family through her revealing photographs. He even said, “I am a drug addict but I was in my senses when I murdered her and I accept it with pride.”
Pakistan is a deeply conservative Muslim country, where honor killings are more common than most places. Those who carry out honor killings, often relatives, can sometimes walk free because of a law that allows the family to forgive them for the murder.
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