- IGP informs PM Imran Khan he’s personally overseeing the case.
- Courtroom extends bodily remand of the accused for 4 days.
- Couple report assertion underneath supervision of SSP Investigations.
ISLAMABAD: Inspector Normal of Police Islamabad, Qazi Jameel-ur-Rehman, referred to as on Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday and briefed him on the continuing investigation into the case of a pair, that was assaulted by a bunch of gangsters.
In the course of the assembly, the prime minister was briefed by the police chief on the progress made on the sexual harassment and detention investigation of the couple in Islamabad’s Sector E-11.
PM Khan, a day earlier, had taken discover of the incident and sought an in depth report from the IGP into the matter.
The IGP knowledgeable the premier that he was personally overseeing the case to make sure efficient prison proceedings after the arrest of the accused.
All scientific assets had been getting used to assemble proof for the trial, the IG mentioned.
He additionally briefed the prime minister on the regulation and order scenario in Islamabad.
Who uploaded the movies on social media?
In the meantime, the accused had been offered earlier than a courtroom in the present day the place the police requested the courtroom to increase their bodily remand.
In the course of the listening to, the federal government’s counsel advised the courtroom that they’ve to research the high-profile case additional.
When the decide requested whether or not authorities have obtained the placement of the accused, the counsel mentioned they’ve requested for particulars.
The decide directed the prosecution to ask the Federal Investigative Company to establish who uploaded the movies on social media.
Later, the courtroom granted a four-day bodily remand of Usman Mirza and three others to the police.
Couple report assertion
On Thursday, the person and lady who had been tortured and harassed by the gangsters gave an announcement to the police underneath the supervision of the Senior Superintendent of Police (Investigations).
In accordance with a police official, the 2 have tied the knot.
“All four suspects involved in the matter have been arrested,” the police added.
Case filed after video triggers outrage on social media
The principle accused, Mirza, and his two accomplices Hafizur Rehman and Farhan Shaheen Awan, had been arrested by police on Wednesday after a video of the couple being assaulted, sparked outrage on social media, with #ArrestUsmanMirza showing among the many prime tendencies on Twitter.
The fourth accused named within the FIR was arrested later.
In accordance with the police, extra movies have additionally been discovered from the cellphones of the arrested males. They had been produced in courtroom and a bodily remand was obtained.
A case towards the boys has been registered on the Golra police station underneath Sections 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 354A (assault or use of prison pressure to lady and stripping her of her garments), 506 (ii) (punishment for prison intimidation) and 509 (phrase, gesture or act supposed to insult the modesty of a girl) of the Pakistan Penal Code, Daybreak reported.
Within the disturbing video, Mirza could 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 folks tried to cease him. He’s a property seller.