All the follow-ups from the Minar-e-Pakistan mob assault



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The recently held mob assault at Minar-e-Pakistan shook up the entire country to come to a realization regarding the extent to which gender-based crimes have now begun to plague our society. Accordingly, there have been many important developments that have followed the incident, some of the main ones are as follows:

126 suspects arrested

Perhaps for the first time in the history of Pakistan, there have been as many as 126 men arrested on charges of being involved in a case of gender-based assault.

Police deployed outside survivor’s home after she received death threats

The survivor commented on the matter saying that the deployment of police outside her home came in the aftermath of threats being hurled against the TikToker and her family. “The threats have caused fear in my family due to which my mother has fallen sick,” she shared.

Protest held in Greater Iqbal Park against the mob assault

Various women from across the city gathered in Greater Iqbal Park to protest against the mob assault that took place at Minar-e-Pakistan on Independence Day.

Suspect in Minar-e-Pakistan incident gets bail from Lahore Court

The session court in Lahore approved pre-arrest bail to a suspect identified as Shehroz Saeed until September 03. Moreover, the court also sought a police record in the Minar-e-Pakistan case. According to Syed’s petition, he wants to be a part of the police investigation but fears arrests.

Minar-e-Pakistan incident: Medical report of survivor confirms assault, bruises across body

The Punjab government recently released a medical examination report of the survivor, which confirmed details of the injuries she sustained after being assaulted.

We will keep you updated on further developments as well. Let’s hope justice gets swiftly served.