Saudi Extradites Pakistani Star’s Brother for Her Murder

Qandeel Baloch, 26, rose to prominence with her videos on social media networks which often challenged social norms in Pakistan.
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A fugitive suspected of instigating the murder of Pakistani model and social media star Qandeel Baloch has been extradited from Saudi Arabia. Baloch’s brother, Muzaffar Iqbal was arrested by Interpol and handed over to Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).

Baloch, 26, who rose to prominence with her videos on social media networks which often challenged social norms in Pakistan, was strangled in July 2016 at her parents’ home in Muzaffargarh in the eastern Punjab province.

Her so-called “honour killing” focused huge attention on the deaths of other Pakistani women at the hands of close family members, placing law enforcement agencies in the country under pressure to act quickly to apprehend her killers.

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