Pakistani authorities have barred the family of a murdered social media celebrity from legally "forgiving" their son for strangling her Hombre Nike Vapormax Flyknit Grises 849558-005 Comprar , sources said, in a rare stand against the so-called practice of "honour killings".

Muhammad Waseem drugged and strangled Qandeel Baloch on Friday in a murder that has shocked Pakistan, a deeply conservative Muslim nation where the 26-year-old both titillated and outraged with her risqué social media photos and videos.

  Social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch Hombre Nike Vapormax KPU TPU Negras Rojas Comprar , who was strangled in what appeared to be an "honour killing," in Multan, Pakistan Comprar Hombre Nike VaporMax Negras Doradas , is pictured in a selfie on her Facebook page. Qandeel BalochFacebookvia Reuters

Waseem told media he had "no regrets" about killing his sister as she violated the family's honour by her social media pictures, including "selfie" photographs with prominent Muslim cleric Abdul Qavi. In a video post with Qavi, she appears to sit on his lap.

A police source said the government of Punjab Comprar Off-White x Nike Vapormax Negras Blancas AA3831-100 , the country's largest province, has made it impossible for the family to forgive the son who murdered her - a common legal loophole that sees many honour killings go unpunished in Pakistan.

"It was done on the instructions of the government. But it happens rarely," said the Punjab police official.

A senior government official in Islamabad confirmed the order came from the Punjab government.

More than 500 people Comprar Off-White x Nike VaporMax Blancas , almost all of them women, die in honour killings in Pakistan every year, usually at the hands of relatives acting over a perception shame has been brought on the family.

It was not immediately clear if the Punjab government's decision would lead to any meaningful reforms. An anti-honour killings bill that aims to close the family forgiveness loophole has been bogged down in parliament.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in February promised to speed up the passage of the proposed law but right groups say there has been no progress.

"There is no honour in killing in the name of honour Comprar Hombre Nike VaporMax CS Negras 917963-002 ," Sharif said about Baloch's murder, according to his daughter, Maryam.

Baloch's father Comprar Nike VaporMax Flyknit Grises , Muhammad Azeem, has filed a police complaint against Waseem and another one of his sons for their role in Baloch's murder.

Police on Monday also said they were widening their investigations to include Qavi, the Muslim cleric who was removed from a prominent Muslim committee after the selfie photos were published. He has denied any wrongdoing.

Baloch built a modelling career on the back of her social media fame and was the family breadwinner. Media often described her as Pakistan's Kim Kardashian and she called herself a modern-day feminist.

But her pictures and videos outraged religious conservatives who viewed her as a disgrace to the cultural values of Islam and Pakistan. She often received death threats.


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