MULTAN: A Multan court has formally charged Qandeel Baloch's sibling, his cousin and a cab driver with killing the online networking star in July. The suspects have argued not blameworthy to the charges.
On Tuesday, the Multan extra sessions judge prosecuted the three suspects and dismissed the hearing till December 8 for beginning the trial with witness declarations.
On Monday, the judge had requested the police to introduce the three men named Waseem Baloch, Haq Nawaz and Abdul Basit in court.
Qandeel's sibling Waseem and cousin Nawaz have been accused of murder while two other men, including the cab driver Abdul, have been accused of connivance to murder and assistance.
In the past listening to, the other charged Zafar Zain Khosa, Nawaz's brother by marriage, was proclaimed an absconder on his inability to go to court procedures in spite of the issuance of a capture warrant against him. Zafar has apparently fled to the Middle East after he was discharged on safeguard.
Abdul has as of now been allowed safeguard by the Lahore High Court's Multan seat. He recorded the safeguard supplication after police captured him for encouraging the affirmed executioners.
In his safeguard request, he fought the other denounced had booked his taxi in Dera Ghazi Khan to go to the place of Qandeel back in July. He remained outside the house amid the whole scene as obvious by the footage of cameras introduced outside the house. He guaranteed he had no clue what was going on inside the house.
At the point when captured not long after Qandeel's murder, Waseem openly admitted to choking his 26-year-old sister for bringing "shame" to the family with his striking and suggestive online networking posts.
The model-cum-on-screen character cum-vocalist was discovered choked in her home at Karimabad, Multan on July 16.
Since Waseem has been charged for murder, trial will start in one of Pakistan's prominent respect slaughtering cases.