A YouTuber from Gujranwala was arrested on Thursday for the prison intimidation of girls and has confessed to doing so for the sake of amassing a big following on the video platform.
The focal particular person to Chief Minister Punjab on digital media, Azhar Mashwani, reported that the person has been booked and arrested.
A police report was filed in opposition to the person, recognized as Muhammad Ali, after the complainant mentioned he noticed him together with three unidentified companions harassing ladies exterior a ladies school in Gakhar Mandi.
“He was behaving in a lewd method in the midst of the street, taking off their dupattas and leaving them uncovered, whereas his buddies have been recording it on video,” states the FIR.
The FIR goes on to state that when the complainant requested Ali to cease, he “took out his hand pistol, used abusive language in opposition to him, and threatened to kill him”.
The complainant additionally named two witnesses who noticed all the collection of occasions unfold.
The complainant mentioned that he has watched Ali’s YouTube movies the place he has seen him behave in an obscene method with ladies, which he mentioned he is able to current as proof.
He requested that the police take authorized motion in opposition to Ali and supply him justice.
A case was registered by police underneath Sections 354 (assault or use of prison drive to lady and stripping her of her garments), 506 B (punishment for prison intimidation), 294 (obscene acts and songs) and 34 (acts executed by a number of individuals in furtherance of widespread intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
A video was additionally shared by Mashwani, exhibiting Ali in handcuffs and apologising for his behaviour that led to the “humiliation” of girls.
“I’m apologising as a result of I used ladies in my movies with the purpose of accelerating the variety of my followers,” he might be heard saying.
Ali additionally promised he’ll “by no means once more” make such a video.