In an announcement, Capital Metropolis Police Officer (CCPO) Ghulam Mahmood Dogar mentioned the suspects have been being recognized via movies of the incident shared on social media, and that quite a lot of photographs and movies had been despatched to the Nationwide Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to determine their identities.
On Tuesday, the Lorry Adda police had registered a case in opposition to practically 400 suspects for harassing and assaulting the lady at Azadi Flyover.
The incident occurred on August 14 when a whole bunch of children have been celebrating Independence Day on the park. Police moved into motion on Tuesday after movies of the episode went viral and sparked an outrage on social media.
CCPO Dogar ordered police to arrest the suspects seen within the video clips and mentioned the culprits can be “traced quickly”, based on the assertion.
“Those that misbehaved with the woman can be handled strictly,” he was quoted as saying.
On Wednesday, Lahore Police additionally issued an enchantment to the general public to assist establish and arrest the suspects concerned within the incident.
The FIR was registered underneath Sections 354-A (assault or use of legal pressure in opposition to girl and stripping her of her garments), 382 (theft after preparation made for inflicting demise, harm or restraint with a purpose to commit the theft), 147 (rioting) and 149 (illegal meeting) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
Azhar Mashwani, Punjab chief minister’s focal particular person for digital media, on Wednesday mentioned that “robust and non-bailable clauses” had been added to the FIR.
He added that Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar had ordered police to arrest all of the culprits “ASAP”.
In the meantime, PTI chief Zulfi Bukhari mentioned that Prime Minister Imran Khan had personally spoken to the Punjab inspector common of police in regards to the incident. “Police is catching all culprits concerned in [the] manhandling of feminine TikToker in Lahore,” he tweeted.