Lahore man arrested for harassing woman travelling in a rickshaw
A video went viral
The Lahore police have arrested a man, identified as Tariq Khan, for harassing a woman travelling in a rickshaw on Ravi Road.
According to the police, the suspect, on a motorcycle, followed the woman on her way back home. He made multiple attempts to stop the rickshaw and passed inappropriate comments at her.
The police took notice of the crime after a video of the incident went viral on social media.
Khan's motorcycle has been seized and a case under Section 506 (insulting modesty or causing sexual harassment) has been registered at the Ravi Road police station.
Harassment in Pakistan
If you or anyone you know is a survivor of online harassment, then you can contact the following organisations:
- Punjab Commission on the Status of Women- 1043
- FIA cybercrime wing- report the complaint at [email protected] or [email protected]
- Madadgaar Toll-Free Helpline- 1098
- Digital Rights Foundation’s Cyber Harassment Toll-Free Helpline- 0800-39393
- Sahil Toll-Free helpline- 0800-13518
- Pakistan Citizen portal