FIR Registered Against PTM Leader Gulalai Ismail Over 'Anti-State' Remarks In Relation To Farishta Case

FIR Registered Against PTM Leader Gulalai Ismail Over 'Anti-State' Remarks In Relation To Farishta Case
A First Information Report (FIR) was filed against Pashtun Tahhafuz Movement (PTM) leader Gulalai Ismail over 'anti-state' remarks in relation to Farishta rape case.

According to the FIR, Gulalai Ismail made anti-state speeches and instigated people against the state institutions. The PTM leader was addressing protestors in Islamabad who had gathered to seek justice for 10-year-old Farishta, who was allegedly raped before being murdered.

The FIR was filed under anti-terrorism act.

A case has been registered against Station House Officer (SHO) Shahzad Town Sub Inspector Muhammad Abbas Rana and other policemen over negligence in Farishta rape and murder case on Wednesday.

According to reports, the family of the victim had gone to the police station to register report of their missing daughter, but the SHO refused to file the complaint saying that the girl might have ‘eloped’.

Later, police said that the minor identified as Farishta was sexually assaulted and later murdered. Her body was disposed of in a nearby forest. The girl’s family belong to Mohmand Agency and the minor had gone missing on May 15.

Also on Wednesday, police arrested a close relative of a 10-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and murdered in Islamabad.

According to police, the man arrested is a close relative of the 10-year-old Farista, whose body was found after being thrown in the forest.

The victim's family is staging a protest at Taramari Chowk in Islamabad, calling for action to be taken against the culprits.

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