Police Arrest Four for Allegedly Gang-Raping and Filming Minor
Police in Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa have booked four people for the gang-rape and filming of a child, and extorting money from the victim’s father.
The father of the victim lodged a complaint with the police stating that three months ago his son was raped by two men, Badshah Rashid and Zaman Khan, while their friends Sher Alam and Riaz filmed the entire incident.
The accused then threatened to upload the video on social media platforms to defame the victim and his father. The father paid the accused 2.2 million Pakistani Rupees to keep the video private but now they are demanding 3 million. Child rights activists have called the incident a violation of children and human rights and mental torture and blackmailing.
Father kills daughter in Charsadda over viral dance video on social media
A man in Charsadda killed his 18-year-old daughter after a dancing video of her went viral on social media. The girl’s mother reported that her husband, Bakhtiar Gul, shot her daughter after someone taunted him about the video.
The girl had reportedly been working as a domestic helper in a wealthy household in Islamabad and had rejected a marriage proposal from a boy who worked there. The boy then allegedly uploaded the dancing video on social media in revenge, using a fake ID.
The girl’s family had planned to file a police report against the boy on the day of the incident.
Mutiny case lodged against PTM after protest
Police in Karachi have lodged a mutiny case against leaders and workers of the Pashtun Tahfuzz Movement (PTM) after they held a protest demanding the release of MNA Ali Wazir and calling for an end to the arrest and deportation of Afghans.
The police have registered an FIR under Sections 153 and 131 of the Pakistan Penal Code, accusing the PTM leaders and workers of delivering provocative speeches and using “undesirable language” against the forces and institutions.
The protesters had warned “current and former officials of the forces” to change their attitude or they would do something “unimaginable”.