Brother of Slain 'Kim Kardashian of Pakistan' Arrested For 'Honor Killing'

Police said Waseem Azeem committed the crime for "family honor."

She was found dead on Saturday at her family home in the central city of Multan. Her brother, Waseem Azeem, was arrested Sunday.

Multan police chief Akram Azhar said Azeem will be charged with the killing and seek the "maximum punishment."

Baloch became famous after posting a series of social media posts that were considered scandalous by conservative Pakistani standards. Among her posts was a racy video she danced in for a popular rap song that went viral.

She also recently promised to perform a public striptease if the Pakistani cricket team won a major tournament.

Nearly 1,000 women are killed by close relatives in Pakistan each year for violating conservative norms on love and marriage, according to The Associated Press.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.