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Court indicts Usman Mirza, accomplices in couple harassment case

Updated 28 Sep, 2021
The court asked complainants to present evidences in the next hearing. File photo
The court asked complainants to present evidences in the next hearing. File photo

A session and judge court of Islamabad on Tuesday indicted Usman Mirza and six accomplices who were involved in sexual harassment, torture and filming of a couple in Sector E-11 of the federal capital.

Additional Session Judge Atta Rabbani indicted the prime accused Mirza and others namely Hafiz Attaur Rehman, Idras Qayyum Butt, Rehan, Umar Bilal Marwar, Muhib Bangash and Farhan Shaheen.

The court presented a charge sheet to the accused but they refused to accept the crime and demanded the complainants to present evidence.

The court asked complainants to present evidences in the next hearing and adjourned the hearing till October 12.

In another development related to the case in the Islamabad High Court, Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani rejected post-arrest bail pleas of three accomplices of Mirza, namely Idras Qayyum Butt, Hafiz Attaur Rehman and Farhan Shaheen.

Meanwhile, the court ordered to complete the trial of the case in two months.

According to a challan submitted by the police in the court, Mirza was the prime accused in the case and he along with his accomplices filmed an objectionable video of the couple.

The First Information Report of the case was registered in Golra police station on July 6.

The police arrested Mirza, the co-owner of a car business, when a video surfaced on social media showing him harassing and torturing the couple at an apartment in Sector E-11 of Islamabad.

In next few days, the police raided multiple areas of Rawalpindi and Islamabad and nabbed his accomplices.

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