In the latest development of the Minar-e-Pakistan harassment incident, eight additional suspects have been taken into custody on Friday, including Rambo.
The victim, Ayesha Akram, in a supplementary statement, disclosed that 13 persons, including Amir Sohail alias Rambo, her partner, had been blackmailing her over a video. Rambo, whom Akram initially referred to as her savior, has now been alleged as a culprit.
Sources revealed that a 13-member gang had been blackmailing Akram over her explicit pictures for two years. In her statement, Akram disclosed that she was blackmailed and forcibly taken to Minar-e-Pakistan. The victim named her partner, Rambo, as one of the gang members.
In addition to blackmailing her, the victim alleged that Rambo took Rs1 million from her. She also claimed that she gave him half of her salary. Sources further revealed that the Lari Adda investigation police raided the Rawalpindi home of the well-known Tiktoker Badshah. However, the accused fled before authorities arrived.
The gang along with other accomplices allegedly harassed and manhandled Akram and tore her clothes during the tragedy of Minar-e-Pakistan, the sources further said.
Meanwhile, Rambo claims that Akram was supposed to go to the park with someone else. “But his brother had died and he was unable to come, so I had to accompany her to the park,” Rambo is quoted as saying. “Only I know how I managed to get her out of the park and take her home.”
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Harking back to the incident
Countless men groped the helpless woman on Pakistan’s Independence Day in from of the Minar-e-Pakistan. Police registered a case against hundreds of Pakistani men for assaulting and stealing from the female TikToker and her companions at the city’s Greater Iqbal Park.
A horrifying video of the incident circulating on social media not only showed the crowd groping the woman but also tearing her clothes and tossing her around.
A day after the video went viral, the shattered victim came forward to tell what really happened at Minar-e-Pakistan. Ayesha Akram, the victim, narrated her ordeal in an interview with Yasir Shami and Iqrar-ul-Hassan.
Social media users were quick to jump from raising their voice for the victim to accusing her of a publicity stunt. They also accused Iqrar-ul-Hassan of running an anti-Pakistan campaign. Not only that but many claimed that he interviewed the victim for ratings. However, he later clarified that the incident was no publicity stunt.
Akram’s continued revision of her statements raises further questions about her victimhood. If the incident proves to be a publicity stunt, it will only damage the credibility of genuine harassment cases.
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