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Model's brother says he killed her for family honour

By Asim Tanveer

The brother of Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch has confessed to strangling her to death for "family honour" because she posted "shameful" pictures on Facebook.

Ms Baloch, who had become a social media celebrity in recent months, stirred controversy by posting pictures taken with a prominent Muslim cleric.

She was found dead at her family home in the central city of Multan on Saturday.

Police arrested her brother, Waseem Azeem.

He said people had taunted him over the photos and that he found the social embarrassment unbearable.

He said that he slipped her sedatives the night before and then strangled her in her sleep.

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