Motorway gang-rape, Haroon urges media to respect privacy of victim

Motorway gang-rape, Haroon Shahid urges media to respect privacy of victim
Karachi: Actor Haroon Shahid has urged media to respect the privacy of victim in motorway gang-rape case.

Taking to twitter, Haroon said that he has ‘zero’ interest in knowing the names of victims of or seeing their pictures.

“Dear Pakistani Media, I have ZERO interest in knowing the names of the victims of this case. Also, I'm not interested in seeing their pictures or hearing their ordeal. Now please kindly focus on the issue #motorwaycase,” he wrote.


Pakistani showbiz stars including Shahezad Roy, Mehwish Hayat and Sajal Ali have strongly reacted to tragic incident of gang rape at Lahore Motorway and demanded justice for the victim.

On September 09, a woman was travelling on the motorway along with her children when her car ran out of the fuel. She was waiting for help when two men appeared from the roadside thy broke the car window and took her to the nearby forested area.

The suspect gang raped the woman in front of her children and later took away her belongings including ATM cards, cash, jewllery and car registration card.

The victim in her statement told that she was coming from Gujranwala to Lahore to meet her relatives when her vehicle was run out of fuel.

“I parked the vehicle on the roadside when two dacoits appeared and they took me to a nearby jungle area after looting my jewellery, cash and registration certificate of the car,” he told.

She stated that both robbers raped her in front of her children.