New Delhi: The brother of famous Pakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch, who killed the model on Friday night, was arrested by the Pakistani police on late night of Saturday.
The accused, Muhammad Waseem, accepted that he killed her sister for posting bold pictures and videos on social media platforms.
The police made the announcement in a press conference where Muhammad Waseem was also present before the media.
Responding to media questions, Waseem said that he had killed his sister Qandeel, whose real name is Fauzia Azeem, for posting controversial pictures and videos on Facebook.
Waseem said, “She was bringing disrepute to our family’s honour and I could not tolerate it any further. I killed her around 11.30pm on Friday night when everyone else had gone to bed. My brother is not involved in the murder,” said the murderer before being taken away by the police.
Qandeel Baloch was allegedly killed by her brother for honour in Muzaffarabad’s Green Town area, said that the RPO of the area.
Qandeel, who became famous through her tireless self-promotion and suggestive “selfies” posted on social media, amassed tens of thousands of followers.
“Nothing is good in this society. This patriarchal society is bad,” she said in a recent interview.