A Pakistani theatre actress was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Multan on Monday. The 29-year-old artist was killed outside her house in Shah town of Multan city, about 350km from Lahore.
Her brother Saifur Rehman told police that someone had called his sister to come outside the house. The unidentified men then opened fire on her, killing her on the spot.
“When she came out of the main gate of her residence, unidentified men opened fire on her, killing her on the spot,” he said.
He also said that Shamim had been receiving death threats from someone performing alongside her in theatres. Shamim’s family also suspect that her estranged husband might be involved in the murder.
Police has registered an FIR against unidentified persons and said it will probe the case from all angles.
Shamim was known as ‘Shamo’ and a very good dancer.