Larkana: Samina Sindhu, was shot dead in Kanga village area of Larkana for refusing to perform while standing during a festive ceremony.
The singer was taken to Chandka Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was declared dead.
Singer had reportedly refused to oblige ‘request’ by a man named Tariq Jatoi that she stand up while she sang.
The singer’s husband told the media that Samina was 6-months pregnant, while he also requested the authorities to register a double-murder case – one of the slain singer and the other of the unborn child.
According to Abdullah Sheikh, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) for Larkana, Sindhu’s killer, identified as Tariq Jatoi, was arrested.
Just received FIR copy and the Sections inserted, as told by a lawyer friend, are fine. Now, let’s demand for protection of the family.
None of the PPP leader from its bastion Larkana has visited the victim family. pic.twitter.com/RgpjMH00IU
— Kapil Dev (@kdsindhi) April 12, 2018
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman, Asif Ali Zardari, took notice of the incident and stressed that the accused should be brought into the court of law.
Citizens staged protest in different areas of the city today and demanded the justice from CJP.
As the FIR has been registered and killer was nabbed now its the duty of Law enforcement agencies to provide protection to victims family.