Pakistani Celebrities Condemn the Brutal Murder of Sarah Inam

Celebs like Mawra Hocane, Usman Mukhtar, and Ahsan Khan tweeted to demand justice for her.

The recent cold-blooded murder of Sarah Inam, the daughter-in-law of renowned journalist Ayaz Amir, by her husband infuriated celebrities and netizens who took to social media to protest against it with the hashtag #JusticeForSarah.

Enraged tweeps are even comparing the case with those of Qandeel Baloch and Noor Mukadam, and opined that if their murderers were hanged and punished, no other Zahir Jafer and Usman Mirza would be born.

Here are a few tweets by Pakistani celebrities about it:

 

Lawyer and activist Nighad Dad stated, “‘Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.’ This quote goes to the heart of the inherent inequality & injustice of our patriarchal society. #JusticeForSarah”.

 

Soul Sister Pakistan founder and host, Kanwal Ahmed, said, “The complete burden (and blame of sustaining an abusive marriage, even if it costs her – her life, ALWAYS lies on the woman in our society”.

Inam, a 37-year-old Canadian national, who resided in Abu Dhabi a few days before her murder, had come to Pakistan to her husband Shahnawaz Amir’s home in the suburbs of Islamabad. She was found in their bathtub on Friday morning, bludgeoned to death with a dumbbell by her husband.

Amir stated that he had hit his wife in an act of self-defense, and he is now in police custody. However,  officials, found that he had tried to tamper with the evidence at the scene of the homicide.

Another day another hashtag trended, regarding the injustice and brutality among Pakistani women in the name of ‘apas ka masla hai’.

What do you think about these statements by celebrities and netizens about Sarah Inam? Share your thoughts below.

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