Police complete probe into Lahore rickshaw harassment case


Lahore police have completed an investigation into the harassment of a woman traveling in a rickshaw on Independence Day this year.

A video showing a man lunging at the woman had gone viral in August, drawing outcry from public and leading to arrests. Now, officials have submitted the challan to the prosecution office.

The challan, or investigation report, nominates four accused: Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Atif, Usman Riaz and Abdur Rehman.

According to the challan, the accused followed the woman, passed inappropriate comments, made a video and then lunged at her.

The police said the prosecution will send the challan to the court after scrutiny.
They accused were arrested after the video of the incident went viral on social media.
They were identified through CCTV footage after former Punjab inspector-general Inam Ghani took notice.

The victim identified the accused during the identification parade which was held at Camp Jail. The case was registered at Lari Adda police station.

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