Pakistani women look for pepper sprays and pocketknives for their own defense as police fails to catch main accused in motorway gang rape case. Daraz PK, one of the country’s top online stores, was out of stock of self-defense items this week. Aisha Raza, representative of Shop USA, said that demand for pepper spray had increased by 70 percent during the past week.
The Intelligence Bureau (IB) in an official report on CCPO Lahore Umer Sheikh had described him as ‘womaniser’ who was ‘financially and morally corrupt’. According to a copy of the report being shared on social media, the incumbent city police chief ‘remained involved in corrupt practices for financial gains’ during his tenure as a district police officer (DPO) of Sargodha.
Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Umar Shaikh’s insensitive comments on the heinous motorway rape incident has drawn sharp criticism from public and demand for his resignation #RemoveCCPOLahore has become top trend on Twitter. Sheikh, who has been tasked to probe the rape of a woman on the Motorway, started his investigation by questioning why the woman was out late at night on a deserted route.