In the tragic Minar-e-Pakistan incident in Greater Iqbal Park on August 14 in the provincial capital, 400 people insulted a woman, tore her clothes and kept throwing her in the air, the video went viral on social media.
Girl Assaulted By Hundreds at Minar-e-Pakistan Incident – Video Goes Viral – 14 August Incident:
Men are the protectors & the maintainers of women ( Al Quran).
I command you to be kind to women( Muhammad SAW).
“FOUR HUNDRED” bellicose men lashed out at innocent girl.I strongly condemn this & request Govt to jail them.#minarepakistan #400men #Lahorepic.twitter.com/O5eVeioshh
— سید غازی علی زیدی (@once_says) August 17, 2021
On August 14, Independence Day, a large crowd gathered in Greater Iqbal Park. Tik Toker Ayesha Ikram arrived with her two colleagues Amir Sohail and Saddam Hussein and started making videos.
Suddenly, a group of bold people attacked the woman and start bullying her. They tore her clothes and roll her in the air. The woman kept asking them to let her go which no one listened to. Al last the woman survived with great difficulty.
Shocking beyond imagination!
400 men groping,beating & tearing cloth of 1 tiktoker girl in #MinarePakistan
Girl screaming for help.. Azaan going on in the background
These Vultures are no less than Talibanis
This is Naya Pakistan..Shameful pic.twitter.com/PBYWqAWvon
— Major Surendra Poonia (@MajorPoonia) August 18, 2021
Case registered against 400 persons. When the video of the riot went viral on social media, police took action and registered a case against 400 people.
The lawsuit includes provisions for publicly stripping a woman naked and causing a commotion.
Top Trending Hash Tags in Pakistan Today:
#AyeshaAkram, #lahoreincident, #minarepakistanincident, Islamic, #NotAllMen, All400, #400_are_dogs, #TikToker, RIP HUMANITY, We as a Nation, #RespectWomen, END OF HUMANITY.
# 400MEN Top Trending in Pakistan on Twitter. Currently trending # 400MEN on Pakistan’s Twitter.
And a large number of users, especially women, are expressing outrage and reaction to the incident.
Nada Fatima Zaidi wrote:
‘What is the reason for me to feel safe in this country as a woman after seeing what happened in Minar Pakistan? Why should I believe that every woman I know will be safe in this country?
Showbiz personalities react to female Tik Toker’s incident. Pakistani showbiz actress Mahira Khan has issued a message expressing her views on the incident. Mahira Khan said that,
I had said before and today I am repeating the same thing that a strict law should be made for such people and incidents.
I can’t believe what I just saw!!! I’ve said it before and I will say it again – make an example out of these men!
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) August 17, 2021
Actress Mawra Hussain also posted a message on a social networking site expressing her views. Maura said that,
The incident that took place in Lahore is very shameful and this incident should probably open everyone’s eyes now.
Punjab CM issues notice, orders immediate arrest of accused:
On the other hand, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar took notice of the incident and sent the video to the IG and ordered the immediate arrest of the accused.
Chief Minister Usman Bazdar said that it was the responsibility of the government to bring justice to women.