Pakistan

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Police have identified four accused involved in allegedly harassing women workers of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) case during its anti-corruption rally on The Mall last week.

According to sources, the accused are said to be residents of Lahore, however, their affiliation with any political party has not been revealed so far.

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Earlier, Civil Lines police registered a case against 50 to 100 unidentified participants. Victims told police that after the rally some 50 to 100 men forced their entry into the pavilion reserved for women activists and started harassing them.

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Local TV channels broadcasted the incident live when women participants started exchanging harsh words with men for entering their pavilion. Law-enforcement agencies and the rally’s administration unsuccessfully tried to resolve the matter.

PTI Chairman Imran Khan had on April 25 apologized for the harassment of his party’s women supporters.

Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah had also said Imran Khan might be included in the investigation against those who harassed women.