LARKANA — A pregnant Pakistani singer was shot dead during a festive ceremony in Kanga village near Larkana district of Sindh province on Tuesday as she refused to stand while singing.
Twenty-four-year-old Samina Samoon, also known as Samina Sindhu, was allegedly shot dead by a man identified as Tarique Ahmed Jatoi after late the singer reportedly refused to oblige the ‘demand’ that she stand up while she sang as she was pregnant, Dawn reported.
The accused Jatoi who was allegedly intoxicated had pestered the victim to obey before he shot her dead. She was rushed to local hospital Chandka, but could not survive her injuries and was pronounced the dead.
Her husband has demanded that the First Information Report (FIR) should charge the accused of double murder for killing his wife and unborn child.
The accused has been arrested and an investigation has been launched into the singer’s murder.Follow @gorkhapost
Box office system introduced in Kathmandu valley
KATHMANDU — A box office system has been introduced in Kathmandu valley from Tuesday.
Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Baskota, launched the system — much sought in the film sector in Nepal– amid a programme organised at Film Development Board here on Tuesday.
On the occasion, Minister Baskota informed that the box office system was launched to make the investment in film secure and promote transparency.
“With the box office in place, the film sector would be promoted,” he said, adding that it would help generate revenue to the State as well.
The box office will be launched in movie theatre outside the valley from coming February.Follow @gorkhapost