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Khadija Siddiqi gives a shut-up call to CCPO Lahore, says ‘I was stabbed 23 times in broad daylight’

Khadija Siddiqui, who was the victim of the stabbing incident has given a shut-up call to CCPO  Lahore in wake of his absurd remarks against the motorway gang-rape victim. She said, ‘I was stabbed 23 times in broad daylight’.

Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Umar Sheikh had earlier stated that the victim shouldn’t have had left the home late night.

In a tweet barrister Khadija Siddiqi said, “Ccpo claiming that in our society women/children aren’t allowed to go outside after 12:30 am! Who are you to set time limits for us? I was stabbed 23 times in broad daylight! Don’t tell us that ‘time’ is directly connected to the commission of offence!”.

Read More : Angry Pakistanis demand to #RemoveCCPOLahore over his victim-blaming remarks

Khadija Siddiqi was 21 when she was brutally attacked by Shah Hussain in Lahore in May 2016, a classmate whom she had rejected romantically.

In January 2019, In the Khadija Siddiqi stabbing case, the Supreme Court of Pakistan convicted young law student Shah Hussain, son of a prominent lawyer, for attempted murder upholding a 7-year jail term given by the trial court. 

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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