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Minar-e-Pakistan Incident: 3 suspects confess assaulting Tiktoker woman on Pakistan’s Independence Day

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Minar-e-Pakistan Incident: 3 suspects confess assaulting Tiktoker woman on Pakistan's Independence Day — Newsline.pk/Files

According to a police report on the case released Thursday, five of the 104 suspects arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman at the Minar-e-Pakistan on Independence Day have been identified by the victim, and three others have confessed, police in Lahore said in an update on the case.

In addition to Shehryar, Mehran, Abid, Arsalan, Sajid and Iftikhar, the police have identified a total of 12 to 15 suspects, according to the victim’s statement to the police, who claimed that a total of 12 to 15 people were involved in the incident.

The Lahore police said the woman will identify the suspects in case of further arrests.

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The police have video evidence of 96 suspects, the law enforcers said, adding that apart from this, a court will decide on the release of the suspects who were not identified by the victim.

The Minar-e-Pakistan incident came to light after a video went viral on social media, showing hundreds of men attacking a woman as she sought to record a TikTok video with four of her friends to celebrate Independence Day.

The police registered a case against 400 men for assaulting the woman.

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