Qandeel Baloch Murder Case: Mufti Qavi and five more indicted

Web Desk: The controversial Qandeel Baloch Murder Case is headed to a close, five men suspected for the murder have been charged with the crime today, Thursday.

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Mufti Abdul Qavi, Waseem Haq Nawaz, Basit Aslam Shaheen and others were indicted for the heinous crime.

The accused have denied all charges, The court has called upon the witnesses on 14th of May.

On 15 July 2016, Qandeel Baloch was drugged and then asphyxiated by her brother M. Waseem while she was asleep at her parents’ home in Multan. Her death was reported by her father Azeem. It was first reported as a shooting, but an autopsy report confirmed that Baloch was murdered by asphyxiation while she was asleep, on the night of 15–16 July, around 11:15 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. By the time her body was found she had already been dead for between fifteen and thirty-six hours. Marks on Baloch’s body revealed that her mouth and nose were pinned shut to asphyxiate her. Police said that they would investigate all sides of the murder including honour killing.

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