Lahore: The police on Saturday have arrested 66 people while 70 identified using geo-fencing and face matching over their alleged involvement in the assault on a female TikToker at Lahore s Greater Iqbal Park on Independence Day.
It is understood that the police questioned more than 300 people. More than 100 detainees were geo-fenced and face-matched with video clips.
Then, through “digital mobile forensics”, 66 people who were found present were arrested. The police referred to the local court the suspects detained in the Minar-e-Pakistan incident. The court ordered 40 suspects to be sent to prison for identification.
The attacked Douyin and her colleagues will identify the suspects during the parade, and the remaining suspects will be arrested soon.
According to police sources, the defendant was identified with the help of NADRA videos and the detainees. After the news broke, the defendant fled to Zhang, Sargodha and other areas.
According to sources, the medical treatment of TikToker Ayesha Baig’s partner Rambo was also conducted. The statements of Ayesha and her associate Rambo were recorded by the CIA police. After receiving the medical report, further regulations may be added to the case.
The police screened 791 phone numbers with the help of geofencing. In the shortlist, 60 suspects are located only in Lahore, and the rest are residents of other areas. When the incident occurred, the shortlisted number was near Ayesha Akram.
Deputy Inspector General (Investigation) Shariq Jamal said that so far, they have questioned more than 300 people in this case. The police officer said that more than 100 of them were detained for further questioning, adding that their whereabouts that day were tracked through geofencing and facial matching.
The deputy prosecutor instructed the investigation team to collect evidence of the attack in Minar-e-Pakistan, Pakistan.
The deputy prosecutor instructed the investigation team to confiscate the torn clothes of the victim Ayesha Akram.
The prosecutor also instructed the team to send a viral social media video of the incident for immediate evidence collection.
In another major development, the Lahore District Court prohibited the police from arresting the defendant Shahroze Saeed before September 3.
The defendant Shahrooz Saeed’s application for bail had been submitted before his arrest. The Sessions court also asked the police to provide a complete record of the Minar-e-Pakistan attack.
At the same time, Sardar Usman Bazdar, Chief Minister of Punjab Province, noticed the arrest of a 71-year-old man who was released after investigation.
In addition, the Minar-e-Pakistan government has deployed more guards at the gate, and the flower pots and forest have also been restored.
In Great Iqbal Park, another video of a woman being molested and assaulted went viral on the Internet. This video is from within Minar-e-Pakistan. At the same time, an old woman and another girl tried to save him, but the girl escaped with difficulty.
Earlier yesterday (Friday), Punjab Provincial Government spokesperson Fayyazul Hassan Chohan said that Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar had suspended Badami Bagh’s Deputy Chief of Police (DSP) Us Man Haider (Usman Haider) and resident police officer (SHO) Mohammad Jameel (Mohammad Jameel) and Minar-e-Pakistan related duties.
CM Buzdar chaired a meeting on the law and order situation and discussed the Minar-e-Pakistan incident.
During the meeting, it was decided to let the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operation Sajid Kiyani assume the Special Duties (OSD), while the Senior Superintendent (SSP) Nadeem Abbas and other SP operations Hassan Jahangir were instructed to report to the Central Police Department.
CM also suspended the project director and deputy director of the Great Iqbal Park. He said that a letter will also be sent to the federal government to take action.
Earlier, a video insulting, beating and harassing TikToker, a woman named Ayesha Akram, in Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore on Independence Day (August 14) went viral on social media.
After the Chief Minister notified the incident, 400 people were registered.
At the same time, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant to Political Communication Shah Bazgir confirmed that 66 people were arrested in the Minar-e-Pakistan incident.
Regarding another incident of harassing a girl on an auto rickshaw, Jill said that he had registered for an FIR and vowed to bring the perpetrator to justice as soon as possible.