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Pakistani actress-singer shot dead allegedly by husband

Reshma, the suspect's fourth wife, used to live with her brother in the city's Hakimabad area.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Pakistani actress and singer Reshma in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was recently shot dead allegedly by her husband in Nowshera Kalan area.

According to a report by Geo TV, Reshma, the suspect’s fourth wife, used to live with her brother in the city’s Hakimabad area. Police revealed that the suspect entered their house and started firing at his wife, after a domestic dispute. He then managed to escape the crime scene.

The police registered a case and an investigation into the matter has been initiated.

This is the 15th such incident of violence against female artists in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa this year. In a similar incident, theatre actress Sunbul was shot dead on February 3, after she repeatedly refused to accompany the accused to a private party.

Known for her popular Pashto songs, Reshma had also acted in the famous Pakistani drama ‘Zhobal Goluna’.

(With inputs from ANI)

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