QUETTA - Renowned TV actor and brother of Deputy Secretary to Chief Minister Balochistan, Sarmad Gichki was killed while cleaning his gun here on Friday. According to details, Inspector of Excise and Taxation Department and renowned actor Sarmad Gichki was cleaning his gun in his house located at Wahdat Colony when accidentally a bullet was fired from the gun which hit him. He received critical injuries and was rushed to the hospital. However, he succumbed to his injuries before reaching the hospital. The news of sudden death of TV actor spread in provincial capital like a jungle fire. Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Muhammad Aslam Raisani, provincial Ministers Mir Asim Kurd Gailoo, Captain (Retd) Abdul Khaliq, government officials and a large number of people reached his residence and expressed their deep sorrow and grief over his tragic death. Sarmad Gichki was one of the best actors of Balochistan. He had worked in many drama serials and plays of different languages including Urdu, Balochi and Biravi. His Namaz-i-Janaza would be offered at Wahdat Colony after Zohar prayers on Saturday (today). Earlier, there were reports that TV actor had committed suicide but this report was strongly denied by his family members.