Shahzad Akbar says CCPO Lahore ‘warned’ towards making controversial statements in future

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar. —  APP/Files

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar mentioned Friday that the Central City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Umar Sheikh had been “warned” towards his controversial remarks on the motorway case.

“The CCPO has warned against making such remarks in the future,” he mentioned whereas talking in Geo News programme “Naya Pakistan”.

Akbar mentioned that the police officer’s feedback have been “inappropriate” and that Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar had sought a written rationalization from him.

Sheikh had blamed the sufferer of the Lahore Sialkot motorway gang-rape incident for going by the route that she selected and mentioned that she ought to have checked her petrol tank earlier than getting on the mentioned route.

“I am surprised that a mother of three, a lone driver […] after leaving Defence should have taken the straight route from GT Road — a generally well-populated area,” he mentioned.

A day earlier, Akbar admitted the federal government’s “administrative failure” within the Lahore motorway rape case, vowing that culprits will likely be apprehended in any respect prices.

“There is some administrative failure [in the case] that we must admit since it took place on the link road that connects the two motorways,” Akbar instructed a news convention.

Robbers gang-rape girl on motorway

On Tuesday night time, it was reported {that a} girl was allegedly gang-raped and robbed by two males on the motorway inside Gujjarpura police’s jurisdiction.

The girl, alongside together with her youngsters, was driving to Gujranwala when she was compelled to cease on the Gujjarpura part of the motorway after working out of gasoline, at round 1:30am. She instantly known as a relative and despatched him her location. He requested her to additionally dial the Motorway Police helpline 130 from which she reportedly acquired no response.

In the meantime, two robbers allegedly approached the automobile, broke the window, and took the girl and her youngsters to close by bushes the place they reportedly raped her. They additionally snatched her purse carrying Rs100,000 in money, one bracelet, automobile registration papers, and three ATM playing cards. 

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