Pakistani social media star and actor, Qandeel Baloch has been murdered by her brother in an evident case of “honour killing”. Qandeel was known for posting bold videos and comments and statements on Facebook. She was killed in her own home in Punjab, police say. Her brother was constantly threatening her over the Facebook posts, media reports suggests. The brother is on run after strangling her to death and has not been arrested yet.
Qandeel wrote a letter to the director general of the Federal Investigation Authority and senior Superintendent of Islamabad seeking their help and asking them to provide security to her. She has said that her life is in danger and she is being threatened on phone calls.
The 26 year old celebrity rose to fame in 2014 in Pakistan when she uploaded video of her pouting for the camera.