Varsity rape video controversy Held suspect confessed to immoral activities

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Staff Reporter

The police on Tuesday arrested a suspect identified as: Javed Akhter for his alleged involvement in raping and harassing women students and teachers at a private educational institute in Dera Ghazi Khan.

According to a private TV channel, the scandal surfaced when videos of the assault and harassment surfaced on social media after which the varsity was sealed. The videos show two teachers abusing and raping female students.

According to the police, Akhter confessed that the institute was being used for illegal activities. “Officially, the varsity was closed because of the coronavirus pandemic but we have been using the building’s ground floor,” he said.

Akhter named three other men, Mujahid, Osama, and Habib, as his accomplices. All three accused are at the large presently.

On October 2, DG Khan police spokesperson Mohammad Sami told a private TV channel that Regional Police Officer Faisal Rana has taken notice of the issue and ordered District Police Officer Omar Saeed Malik to take action against the accused and submit a report.

A special team of police officers and IT experts was formed under the DSP to verify authenticity of the videos and investigate other related issues, he added.

The educational institute is located in Block-7 in DG Khan City. People living in the neighbourhood urged the police to bring all those involved in shameful activities to the book and give them exemplary punishment.

 

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