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Case filed against 5 men for assaulting girl at hotel in Karachi's DHA

Case filed against 5 men for assaulting girl at hotel in Karachi's DHA

A first information report (FIR) has been registered against five men accused of assaulting a girl at a hotel in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) in Karachi, police officials said on Monday.

According to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Karachi South Javed Akbar Riaz, the incident took place on October 29 at a four-star hotel where the girl went with a friend. She was allegedly physically assaulted by five men who then tried to tear her clothes off.

The victim filed a complaint against the suspects at Sahil police station on Monday, the police official said.




An FIR was registered under Sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), 337-A (Punishment of Shajjah: causing hurt to any person) and 34 (criminal liability of common intention) of Pakistan Penal Code.

The SSP South further informed that police have obtained CCTV footage from the hotel and investigation is underway.

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