Islamabad: The federal police with help from Punjab police and legislation enforcement businesses have taken into custody a number of kinfolk of suspects who’ve allegedly been a part of a gang concerned in harassment, blackmailing and video recording of younger women and boys. The gang went into hiding after the police arrested a few of their accomplices.
The primary accused within the case of Usman Abrar and his 4 different accomplices are already in police custody and an operation has been launched towards members of their syndicate on the premise of data supplied by them.
A district and periods decide of Islamabad had on Friday handed the accused to police custody on remand till July 12.
The police additionally detained the relative of a person who’s suspected of constructing the video of Usman Abrar and others whereas they held the couple at gunpoint, compelled them to strip and beat them up.
After the video went viral on social media, Prime Minister Imran Khan personally took discover of the incident and directed the Inspector Common of Police (IGP) Islamabad Qazi Jamilur Rehman to maintain him up to date concerning the progress within the case.
Based on a senior police official, the investigation within the case was within the preliminary stage because the investigators had been nonetheless busy figuring out and tracing the suspects.
Moreover, they had been additionally requesting the couple to submit written statements and grow to be complainants within the case. The cell phones and laptops of the suspects had been additionally being analysed to search out out if the suspects had been concerned in organised crime.
The netizens in the meantime, have urged the police and the federal government to make the case of harassment an instance for others.
Journalist Khalid Mahmood in his tweet demanded of the Islamabad district administration to make sure that secret cameras are uninstalled from the rooms of inns, significantly visitor homes.
The suspects had been arrested by Islamabad police after a video of the incident went viral on social media. Within the video, which officers stated was just a few months previous, six persons are seen sexually harassing the couple.
The suspects held the couple at gunpoint, stripped them after which subjected them to bodily torture.
They can be seen abusing the couple verbally and bodily forcing them to do vulgar acts. One of many suspects had shared the video with a pal who made it viral on social media.