In yet another incident of violence against women artistes in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, actress and singer Reshma was shot dead, allegedly by her husband in the Nowshera Kalan area.
According to Geo TV, Reshma, who was the suspect’s fourth wife, used to live with her brother in the city’s Hakimabad area, reported news agency ANI.
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 investigation into the matter has been initiated after the police registered the case.
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.