A Lahore session court, on Saturday granted pre-arrest bail to a suspect, identified as Shehroz Saeed, who was allegedly involved in the horrendous mass sexual assault case at Minar-e-Pakistan on August 14.

The bail is until September 3. According to Saeed’s lawyer, he is ready to cooperate with the authorities, and therefore, the court should direct police authorities to refrain from arresting him.

Further developments

Lahore police have arrested 66 people through geo-fencing, face matching, and conducted raids at 26 different places so far, confirms Government Spokesperson Shahbaz Gill.


The police officer said that the woman who was attacked, Ayesha Akram, and her colleagues will identify the suspects during the parade and the remaining suspects.

Ayesha Akram was attacked by 400 men when she was trying to record a video with four of her friends to celebrate Independence Day.