Third suspect in rickshaw harassment case nicked

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Staff Reporter

The number of suspects arrested in a case involving harassment of a group of women travelling in a qingqi rickshaw here in Ravi Road on Independence Day has increased to three.

According to details, three suspects have been arrested by the Sukheki Police and have been handed over to the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) of the Punjab police.

“The suspects have been handed over to CIA officials at Pindi Bhattian toll plaza from where they have been brought to CIA centre in Kotwali area,” the officers informed.

The three alleged harassers have been arrested with the help of geo-fencing technology, which proved their presence at the time of the incident near Minar-i-Pakistan.

“The suspects are being interrogated and would be booked under an already filed case against them,” the police said.

Earlier, the CIA Police arrested two suspects for their alleged involvement in harassing a woman travelling on Qingqi rickshaw near Lahore’s Greater Iqbal Park on Independence Day.

The report stated that both suspects were shifted to an unidentified location while further investigation was underway.

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