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Pakistani actress-singer Reshma shot dead, allegedly by husband

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 9 August 2018, 11:10 IST

Pakistani actress-singer Reshma was shot dead allegedly by her husband in Nowshera Kalan area. This is another incident of violence against women artistes in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

According to a report by Geo TV, Reshma, who was the suspect's fourth wife, used to live with her brother at the city's Hakimabad area.

Police revealed that the suspect had entered the house and started firing at his wife, following a domestic dispute. He then managed to escape the crime scene.

The police has registered the case and investigation is taking place for the matter.

This is the 15th such incident of violence against female artists in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa this year. In a similar incident, stage 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'.

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First published: 9 August 2018, 11:10 IST