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Qandeel Baloch’s passport, cell phone recovered from alleged killer

Published Aug 6, 2016, 2:40 pm IST
Updated Aug 26, 2016, 11:20 am IST
Slain Pakistani Facebook star Qandeel Baloch (Photo: file)
 Slain Pakistani Facebook star Qandeel Baloch (Photo: file)

Islamabad: Mobile phone and passport of slain Pakistani Facebook star, Qandeel Baloch have been recovered from possession of her cousin and alleged killer Haq Nawaz, police said on Saturday.

The mobile phone was dispatched to the company concerned for retrieval of data.

Read: ‘My son should be shot,’ says Qandeel Baloch’s heartbroken father

Meanwhile, two other persons were made part of investigations on plea of Qandeel Baloch’s father. The two persons made part of the case are murdered social media celebrity’s older brother, Arif Baloch and a relative of the family.

Earlier, culprit in the case Waseem Baloch, younger brother of late Baloch underwent polygraph test in Lahore during which he stated that he grabbed her arms while his cousin, Haq Nawaz strangled her to death. She was killed in her house in Multan on July 16.

Read: Yes of course, I strangled her: Qandeel Baloch’s brother tells investigators

Waseem Baloch and Haq Nawaz fled the crime scene late that night but were arrested within days following the murder.

 Police also involved Mufti Abdul Qawwi in investigations owing to the controversy that surfaced a couple of months ago involving him and the Baloch.

Read: Qandeel's cousin, sister arrested for ‘possible involvement’ in murder

Baloch’s pictures had surfaced with Qawwi in a house in Karachi where as told by the slain star, she had gone to meet him on his request.

The clergyman’s pictures with the social media star, whose claim to fame was 'bold and provocative' Facebook videos, weren’t received well by conservatives in the country.



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