- Forensic report says Lahore seminary video not edited.
- Police say evaluation matched facial options of “persons of interest” seen within the movies.
- DNA check of accused got here again destructive because the crime was two to a few years previous and DNA evaluation is time-barred.
LAHORE: The forensic report of a video displaying a bearded man sexually abusing a boy has confirmed that the people who appeared in it had been Mufti Aziz and a seminary scholar.
The report, seen by The Information, concluded that “no editing features were found in the visual content” of the movies.
“After forensic facial analysis, it was confirmed that the facial features of the victim and the accused named Aziz-ur-Rehman matched the facial features of the persons of interest seen in the videos,” Lahore Deputy Inspector Common of Police (DIG) Investigations Shariq Jamal mentioned Monday.
“No evidence of editing was found in the video clip according to the forensic analysis report,” he added.
Nonetheless, the DNA check of the accused got here again destructive because the crime occurred two to a few years in the past and DNA evaluation is time-barred.
Mufti Aziz had earlier pleaded innocence in his response after the video, through which he might be seen molesting his scholar, had gone viral. However after his arrest from Mianwali, he had confessed to his crime throughout police interrogation.
Nonetheless, afterward, he retracted his assertion in courtroom.
The survivor, within the FIR, had alleged that Aziz had banned him from examination for 3 years on allegations of showing for an additional scholar within the examination. When the coed begged for mercy, Mufti Aziz requested for sexual favours by promising to get him passing marks and lifting the ban on him.
Nonetheless, Aziz didn’t fulfil his guarantees, the coed mentioned.
When he lodged complaints earlier than numerous authorities, nobody believed him, saying that Mufti Aziz was an previous man. “I made the videos as evidence,” he asserted.
Mufti Aziz is presently in jail on judicial remand.