A TikToker woman in Pakistan has claimed her clothes were torn and thrown into the air by hundreds of people who also attacked her on the occasion of Independence Day here, media reports said Tuesday.
The complainant said in the First Information Report (FIR) filed at Lorry Adda’s police station that she and her six companions were filming a video near Minar-e-Pakistan on Independence Day on Saturday, when about 300 to 400 people “attacked” people. ‘, the newspaper Dawn reported.
She and her companions struggled to escape the crowd, but to no avail.
“The crowd was huge and people were climbing over the fence and coming towards us. People were pushing and pulling me to the point where they ripped my clothes. Several people tried to help me but the crowd was too big and they kept me in the air she said, adding that her companions were also attacked.
Lahore police on Tuesday registered a case against hundreds of unidentified individuals for assaulting and stealing from woman TikToker and her companions in the city’s Greater Iqbal Park on Independence Day.
Her ring and earrings were “forcibly taken”, the mobile phone of one of her companions, his identity card and Rs 15,000 were snatched, the report said.
“The unidentified persons violently attacked us,” the complainant added.
Lahore DIG Operations Sajid Kiyani ordered the Superintendent of Police (SP) to take “immediate legal action” against the suspects involved in the incident.
Those who have “violated the honor of women and harassed them will be brought within the purview of the law,” he said.
A video of the incident has gone viral on social media, with citizens expressing anger at the actions of the men in the video.
The popular Chinese short video app has been banned several times in Pakistan for allegedly allowing “inappropriate content” on its platform.
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