Islamabad Police, testing the couple badgering case, have incorporated further segments of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) to the case including assault, sexual maltreatment, coercion, and illegitimate restriction as to the examination advances.
The occurrence had become exposed with a video showing a group of men, driven by Usman Mirza — the key suspect — holding a couple at gunpoint, constraining them to strip and afterward pummeling them. In addition, the presumes likewise manhandled the couple verbally and truly by doing profane demonstrations.
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The FIR of the case was enrolled on July 6 in the interest of sub-monitor Syed Asim Ghafar, after which a portion of the suspects was followed and captured. The FIR said the occurrence occurred inside Golra police headquarters limits at an apartment complex in sector E-11/2.
The case was enrolled under segment 341 (discipline for unfair limitation), 354A (attack or utilization of criminal power to the lady and stripping her of her garments), 506 (ii) (discipline for criminal terrorizing), and 509 (word, motion or act expected to affront the humility of a lady) of the PPC.
In the most recent turn of events, Islamabad Police Deputy Inspector General (Operations), Afzal Kausar, said in a statement that more segments of the PPC had been added to the situation. These incorporate Section 375-A, 375-D (assault), 384 (discipline for coercion), 342 (discipline for unjust imprisonment), 114 (abettor present when the offense is carried out), 395 (discipline for dacoity); 496-A (captivating or removing or keeping with a criminal goal a lady) and 377-B (sexual maltreatment).
Burrow Kausar said six suspects have been confined from the situation up until now, while two are yet to be captured. He added that the statements of the couple have additionally been recorded.
During the presser, the DIG explained that the new areas added to the FIR related to compelling the couple to enjoy an unethical demonstration before everybody. One clasp of the video showed a group of men with weapons, driven by Usman, compromise the man and lady with actual mischief and power them to take part in sexual movement.
The authorities had said scores of comparative recordings were recuperated from the mobile telephones of the suspects and were being examined to recognize individuals mishandled by them. Starter examinations and recordings recovered from mobile telephones of the suspects showed that it was not the main episode in the locality. Many comparative episodes had happened in various private edifices in the area.
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The occurrence, which was featured on social media, had immediately become the top pattern in the country with netizens calling for severe retaliation to the primary blamed Usman Mirza.