Islamabad Police announced in the early hours of Wednesday that they had arrested the main culprit behind stripping and filming a woman in the capital as social media outrage intensified.
Earlier, some videos and photos went viral on social media which showed that a woman along with her male companion was manhandled and sexually assaulted by a group of men led by a person named Usman Mirza in Islamabad. The incident emerged on Tuesday.
In the latest development, two more accused have been arrested.
Many prominent personalities on Twitter have condemned the incident while pointing out at Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks, linking the incidents of sexual violence with women’s modesty, including debate around the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2021.
While some netizens have requested people to avoid sharing the content which contains the images of the victims.