Islamabad, September 6
A lady journalist and social employee has been shot lifeless allegedly by her husband in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province, a media report mentioned on Sunday.
The incident happened in Turbat, the headquarters of Kech district, on Saturday.
According to a police assertion, husband Mehrab Gichki took Shaheena Shaheen Baloch’s physique to a hospital in a automobile however fled quickly afterwards. By that point, the girl had died from bullet wounds.
Police visited a home within the PTCL Colony, Turbat, the place the taking pictures allegedly happened. Police discovered blood, an empty bullet shell and a bullet on the scene, the Dawn newspaper reported.
Police quoted some sources as saying that Baloch was the spouse of Gichki. However, a relative of the deceased disputed this.
A case has been registered and an investigation is underway, a senior police official mentioned, including that Gichki continues to be absconding.
He mentioned the incident gave the impression to be a case of home violence.
An FIR has been registered in opposition to Gichki, who allegedly killed his spouse Baloch by firing at her utilizing his 9mm pistol in a home in Turbat, the report mentioned.
She was editor of a Balochi language journal, Dazgohar. She additionally hosted a programme on PTV Bolan. Baloch was additionally concerned in efforts geared toward empowering ladies, one thing that was mirrored in her journalism.
Pakistan is taken into account to be one of the vital harmful international locations for journalists. –PTI