LAHORE: Stage actress Kismat Baig was killed by her promoter, police said on Friday.
Police arrested the main accused Rana Muzamil and three of his accomplices Faheem, Tajamul and Shahid.
Muzamil, a businessman in Faisalabad hired three assassins to murder Kismat. They were arrested by tracing their mobile phone records, police said.
Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah said that people from the showbiz were involved in the murder. He said that a man name Muzammil murdered the actress for not fulfilling his expectations. "When she failed to take his orders, he killed her," he said.
Last week, unknown gunmen opened fire on stage actress Kismat Baig and her guard as her car passed through Harbanspura area. The gunmen took away her mobile phone and a gold chain in her neck.
She was hit with 12 bullets and loss of excessive blood led to her death, the post-mortem report had revealed.
Baig started her career ten years ago from Gujranwala. She shifted to Lahore four years ago.