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A viral video reveals a girl being sexually assaulted by a big group of males at Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore on 14 August, Pakistan’s independence day. The incident has been confirmed after a First Info Report (FIR) was registered.
The FIR was registered below sections 354 A, 382, 147 and 149 of the Pakistan Penal Code towards lots of of unidentified individuals for assaulting and stealing from a feminine TikToker and at the very least 5 different individuals, Dawn has reported.
The complainant acknowledged: “I used to be stripped and my garments had been torn aside,” including that she cried for assist however nobody got here to her rescue. She additionally alleged that her gold ornaments, money and cell phone had been additionally snatched by the mob.
The complainant additional acknowledged that she together with six companions had been attacked by 300 to 400 individuals whereas filming a video close to the Minar. “The unidentified individuals assaulted us violently.”
“The suspects ought to be traced with the assistance of footage,” mentioned Lahore DIG Operations Sajid Kiyani in an announcement.
Those that “violated a girl’s honour and harassed them will likely be introduced throughout the ambit of the legislation”, the assertion added.
The video had been making rounds on social media through which a bunch of males could be seen groping, assaulting and carrying the lady.