Prime suspect among four held for killing stage actor Kismat Baig
LAHORE (92 News) – Police have on Friday apprehended at least four persons, including the prime suspect for their alleged involvement in the murder of actress Kismat Baig.
As per details, the suspects including the prime suspect Rana Muzamil were traced following a clue from Kismat Baig’s cell phone.
According to police sources, the accused Rana Faheem, Rana Tajamul and Shahid Janjua rent out a car and came to Lahore. After getting the job done the hired assassins informed Rana Muzamil on his cell phone.
The suspects were arrested from Faisalabad and Gujranwala.
Following the interrogation, the arrested accused confessed to killing Baig. Police said that the Muzamil had tasked his accomplices to kill Kismat after she severed relations with him, adding Muzamil claimed to have invested a lot of money to launch the actress’ career in showbiz.
Baig, also a stage actress, was shot dead on November 25 by some car and motorcycle-bound assailants who intercepting her car and opened fire while she was returning home after performing in a stage play on Ferozpur Road.
The actress and her driver suffered injuries and were taken to the Services Hospital where Baig died because of profuse bleeding, whereas the driver survived.
The attackers were waiting outside the theatre and when she left for home they chased her. After spraying bullets on her legs, one of the gunmen was quoted by Baig’s driver as saying, “Kismat, now you will not be able to work”.