Mahira, Sarwat and other celebs protest against rape culture
According to details, Mahira Khan, Sarwat Gillani, Ayesha Omar and others demanded justice and security for women and children as they protested in Karachi.
The celebrities were holding play-cards with different awareness messages.
People in numbers are protesting in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi following the motorway incident in which a woman was gang-raped in front of her children.
Later, celebrities took to social media to share their pictures and messages of the protest.
— Ali Rehman Khan (@alirehmankhan) September 14, 2020
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.