ISLAMABAD: Four males arrested a day earlier for assaulting and abusing a younger man and lady in Islamabad have been remanded into police custody.
The principle accused, Usman Mirza, and his two accomplices Hafizur Rehman and Farhan Shaheen Awan had been arrested by the police after a video of the couple being assaulted sparked outrage throughout Pakistani Twitter, with #ArrestUsmanMirza showing on the highest tendencies.
The fourth accused named within the FIR was arrested later within the day, in line with an replace by the Islamabad police on its Twitter deal with.
In line with the police, extra movies have additionally been discovered from the cell phones of the arrested males. They had been produced in court docket and a bodily remand was obtained.
A case in opposition to the boys has been registered on the Golra police station beneath part 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 354A (assault or use of legal drive to lady and stripping her of her garments), 506 (ii) (punishment for legal intimidation) and 509 (phrase, gesture or act meant to insult the modesty of a girl) of the Pakistan Penal Code, Daybreak reported.
Islamabad Inspector-Common of Police Qazi Jameel-ur-Rehman mentioned that every one culprits concerned within the incident could be delivered to mild.
Within the disturbing video, Mirza will be seen violently thrashing and harassing the younger couple in a room filled with different males. Previous movies exhibiting the accused’s weapons additionally got here to mild later.
Mirza threatened the younger man and lady when some individuals tried to cease him. He’s a property seller.
Islamabad SSP Operations Mustafa Tanveer instructed Geo Pakistan that preliminary investigation is beneath manner presently and a particular staff has been constituted for it consisting of senior police officers