LAHORE – DIG Investigation Lahore Sharaq Jamal has formed a special team to prove August 14, 2021 incident when a woman was assaulted by 400 men near Minar-e-Pakistan at Greater Iqbal Park on Independence Day.
DIG said that the team will comprise of four sub-teams in which forensic, digital media and other experts will be included.
He also urged public to assist police in recognition of suspects, who can be seen in the disturbing video.
Meanwhile, Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat said that they are in contact with NADRA officials to trace the suspects. He said that the accused will face full weight of law.
On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan has also taken notice of the incident and directed IG Punjab to taken stern action against suspects.
The horrific incident has caused anger and resentment across the country with politicians and celebrities condemning the assault on female Tiktoker.
The woman along with her friends, was making a TikTok video at Minar-e-Pakistan on Independence Day (August 14) when a huge crowd of men of all ages scaled a fence and assaulted the woman.
The victim in her compliant to police said that the suspects groped her, thrashed her, tore off her clothes and also tossed her in the air violently.
Police have registered a case against 400 unidentified persons for assaulting the woman, who is said to be a TikToker.
The FIR has been registered against suspects under charges of assault, stripping woman’s clothes, attempt to murder and theft, according to media reports.
PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif in his statement said, “Deeply disturbed at the harassment of a young woman & her companions by hundreds of people at Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore. What is more worrying is the direction our society is headed in. The recent anti-women incidents are a reminder that malaise is deep-rooted. Very Shameful!”