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Torture victim lodges case against girls

By Our Correspondent
July 10, 2024
This image shows Punjab police personnel standing alert. — AFP/File
This image shows Punjab police personnel standing alert. — AFP/File

LAHORE:A boy Tuesday filed a torture case against three girls. Salesman Yusuf told police that three girls tortured him in the Garden Town area accusing him of harassing them and laughing at them.

Earlier, the police registered a case against Yusuf on the complaint of the girls but later was later discharged. According to a CCTV footage of two days back, the girls are seen standing at the cash counter of a tuck shop holding coffee mugs and a young salesman sitting at the counter and the girls were talking with him angrily and then entered inside the counter of the shop.

The CCTV footage showed one girl grabbing the salesman's neck and slapping him, while the other girls got hold of his hair and tortured him. They also tortured two other salesmen till the interference of an elderly customer. According to police sources, after recording the statements of the girls and the boy, they have started re-investigation of the case.

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