BAHAWALPUR: The Sammasatta Police have sent presidential award winning singer Gulbahar Bano back home after confirming that she wasn’t kept under illegal confinement by his step-brother and other family members.
Earlier, the police had conducted a raid on the singer’s house in her village after receiving information that she was kept under alleged illegal detention by her step-brother, following a dispute over property and bank balance. The police had then shifted her to a hospital after taking her into protective custody.
Latter the police sent her back to her brother’s home after it was confirmed that she was in an ‘unstable mental condition’.
According to the singer’s brother, Bano was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2009 which is why she was staying in his house.
Born in 1955 in Bahawalpur, Bano rose to fame in the 70’s and the 80’s. She is known for her ghazals chahat mein kia dunya dari, hamain jahan mey, kya kya yeh rang, and kabhi kabhi to among others.