Punjab Police arrested 26 extra individuals on Sunday for his or her alleged involvement within the Minar-e-Pakistan harassment and assault case.
Police mentioned raids had been carried out in Faisalabad, Kasur and Sheikhupura throughout which 26 folks had been arrested, bringing the overall variety of arrested individuals to 92.
A day earlier, Punjab Police had arrested 66 individuals over their alleged involvement in molesting and beating a girl on the Minar-e-Pakistan on Independence Day.
Police sources mentioned 407 folks in whole had been included within the Minar-e-Pakistan harassment investigation. In addition to the 92 arrested, police have launched the remainder of those who had been questioned.
Of those, 40 have been despatched to jail for identification parade whereas 30 others are more likely to be despatched to jail immediately.
PM Imran Khan takes discover of feminine Tiktoker’s assault
On August 18, Prime Minister Imran Khan had taken discover of the Minar-e-Pakistan incident the place a feminine Tiktoker was assaulted by a mob of a whole lot of males.
A detailed aide of the PM, Sayed Zulfiqar Bukhari tweeted that PM Imran Khan personally spoke to IG Punjab on the manhandling of the lady and the vandalisation of Ranjit Singh’s statute at Lahore Fort.
The Minar-e-Pakistan incident got here to mild after a video went viral on social media, exhibiting a whole lot of males attacking a girl as she sought to report a TikTok video with 4 of her buddies to have a good time Independence Day.
The police registered a case towards 400 males for assaulting the lady.
Culprits being recognized via movies
Earlier, Punjab authorities spokesman Fayyazul Hassan Chohan mentioned that the culprits are being recognized via video footage.
“The incident of assault on a woman in Greater Iqbal Park is a shameful act which has brought shame to the society,” Fayyaz Chohan mentioned in a press release.
He mentioned that the accused concerned within the video are being recognized and will likely be dropped at justice.