LAHORE: In a significant improvement within the Lahore harassment case, Punjab police Sunday arrested the person who filmed the viral video of a girl getting sexually harassed inside a Qingqi rickshaw on Independence Day.
Taking to Twitter, Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication, Dr Shahbaz Gill confirmed that the police have arrested the person who had recorded the video and he was being interrogated.
The police will quickly arrest the person who harassed the girl, he added.
Gill additionally offered an replace on the Minar-e-Pakistan assault case as effectively, disclosing that police has up to now arrested 34 suspects from South Punjab.
He revealed that 126 individuals in complete have been arrested within the case.
Video sparks outrage from totally different echelons of society
Final week, one other video exhibiting a Pakistani man sexually harassing a girl went viral on social media, sparking outrage from totally different echelons of society.
Two ladies, with a baby seated between them in the back of a Qingqi rickshaw someplace in a busy road in Lahore, might be seen within the video clip. The ladies had been seen to be visibly disturbed on the sight of a few motorcyclists hounding the rickshaw, catcalling, and leering at them.
Because the video exhibits, one man jumped onto the rickshaw, out of nowhere, and forcibly kissed the girl. Startled, she and the girl beside her screamed, however nobody intervened.
One of many ladies took her slipper off and threatened to hit a motorcyclist with it. The girl who was harassed, at one level, was extraordinarily upset and tried to depart the rickshaw in despair however was stopped from doing so by her companion.
Sufferer reluctant to return ahead and establish the culprits
Geo Information had reported Sunday that two suspects had been taken into custody in reference to the Qinqgi harassment case.
Sources informed Geo Information that the sufferer, who spoke to the police through phone, was reluctant to return ahead and establish the wrongdoer however the police try to persuade her to cooperate in order that justice might be served.
The investigation workforce has assured the sufferer that the police will battle the case on behalf of the lady in order that she would not should be within the public eye, sources added.