A pregnant singer was shot dead on stage after reportedly refusing to stand up and dance with a fan at a wedding party in Pakistan.
Samina Samoon, 24, was allegedly gunned-down by Tarique Ahmed Jatoi while she was performing at the gathering.
In harrowing footage taken before the shooting a man can be seen harassing the singer.
The woman was performing on stage
According to local media reports, she had refused his “request” that she stand up while she sang in Kanga village, near Larkana, on Tuesday.
The shocking clip shows Samina eventually standing up with two men throwing money at her as she sings.
But, just moments later, the singer was gunned down.
Samina was rushed to the Chandka Hospital but could not survive her injuries and was pronounced dead.
Suddenly she fell down as gunshots rang out
Local police chief Deputy Inspector-General Abdullah Sheikh said that Jatoi had been arrested and officers have recovered the suspected murder weapon.
The dead singer’s husband told journalists that she had been six months pregnant with their child.
Ary News quoted the singer’s husband Ashiq Ali as saying: “Samina declined to dance because she was pregnant, her refusal enraged the accused who then killed her.”