Pregnant artist shot dead for refusing to stand while singing in Pak

ANI | Updated: Apr 11, 2018 22:15 IST

Larkana [Pakistan], Apr 11 (ANI): In a brutal episode, a pregnant Pakistani artist has been shot dead during a festive ceremony in Larkana district of Sindh province as she refused to stand while singing.

Twenty-four-year-old Samina Samoon, also known as Samina Sindhu, was in Kanga village for an event where she was singing for her audience.

As the event progressed, a man identified as Tarique Ahmed Jatoi asked her to stand while singing.

The singer refused to comply to his demand apparently because she was pregnant. The denial did not go well with Jatoi, who was reportedly inebriated and shot her dead.

The 24-year-old singer was taken to hospital where she was declared brought dead. Her husband has demanded that the First Information Report (FIR) should charge the accused of double murder for killing his wife and unborn child.

The accused has been arrested and an investigation has been launched into the singer's murder.(ANI)

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