Police on Friday claimed to have arrested murderers of stage actress Kismat Baig.

A businessman in Faisalabad hired three assassins to murder Kismat.

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.

Over a week ago, 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.