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PM takes notice of women harassment at PTI rally

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LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has taken a notice of manhandling of women at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf rally in Islamabad and ordered action against the persons responsible, ARY News reported.

The prime minister also ordered arrest of those involved in mistreating women.

Chairperson PTI Women Wing Munazza Hassan had submitted an application in a police station against Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) and held the Punjab government responsible for mistreatment of women.

Read: I want to apologise to our women for what happened at Islamabad rally: Imran Khan

“Our security was very good for the gathering. But 10-12 unknown persons came and did all the mess, video evidence could be provided for identification of the culprits. The Punjab government is responsible because of non-provision of foolproof security,” she said while addressing a press conference at Chairman Secretariat in Lahore.

Police on Monday had registered a case against at least 100 unknown persons for harassing women workers of PTI during its anti-corruption rally on Sunday.

Read more: PML-N lawmakers blast PTI over mistreatment of women

The victims told that after the rally around 100 men stormed into the pavilion reserved for women activists and started harassing them.

On the other hand, PML-N female lawmakers slammed Imran Khan questioning that the person who could not handle his party, how could he run affairs of the state.

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