Four women in Faisalabad were stripped naked and were beaten by locals on the accusation of theft. The incident took place on Monday, in Bawa Chak Market where dozens of people locked the women inside an electric shop. The women came there to drink water.

 A first information report (FIR) was registered and the suspects have been charged under sections 354-A (assault or use of criminal force against a woman and stripping her), 509 (insulting modesty or causing sexual harassment), 147 (punishment for rioting) and 149 (unlawful assembly guilty of an offence committed in prosecution of common object) of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 “They continued to beat us for around an hour and made our videos in naked condition,” the complainant said in FIR, as reported by Dawn.

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“The suspects committed gross injustice by stripping us, dragging us through the market and torturing us and strict action should be taken against them,” the complaint’s statement read in the FIR.

As per reports, no one stopped people from beating the women and many were making videos from their phones. After the video went viral, the police took action against the accused people and arrested five people.

Popular actress Ayesha Omar has responded to the incident on her social media handle.

Earlier the Bulbulay diva expressed her grief and shock at the shocking Sialkot incident when a Sri Lankan factory manager has been tortured to death on the charges of blasphemy.