Pakistan celebrity Qandeel Baloch ‘killed by brother’

– Janet Olabisi

Qandeel BalochPakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch has been killed by her brother for posting controversial pictures of herself on social media – including one with her alongside a Muslim cleric. 

According to BBC news, Police say Ms Baloch – a prominent feminist – was strangled to death in what can be described as ‘honour killing’. 

Cases of women being killed for “dishonouring” their family are commonplace in Pakistan.

Updates coming later.

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