A sessions court in Islamabad on Thursday bought registration of a very first details report (FIR) against Unique Aide to Punjab Chief Minister on Investment Sardar Tanveer Ilyas for harassing a male through WhatsApp and also sending him “raunchy video clips”.
The orders were issued by Additional Procedure Judge Muhammad Ata Rabbani while hearing a request filed by complainant Khawaja Faheem.
According to the petitioner’s advice, Imran Feroz Malik, his client met Ilyas at the Centaurus Mall in October 2019 throughout the introducing event of a private project. Consequently, Ilyas– who according to the petitioner is the owner of Centaurus Shopping mall– invited him to his residence for Iftar dinner which Faheem accepted considering it a service meeting.
Complying with the meeting, the CM’s advisor sent a couple of messages together with “sexually explicit video clips” to Faheem from his WhatsApp number, which the latter found disturbing, and which triggered him “psychological misery and injury”, according to his attorney.
Consequently, he reported the issue to the FIA’s Cyber Crime Cell, Faheem’s legal representative claimed.
After the situation was required to the sessions court by the plaintiff, the FIA submitted its reply, saying the forensic evaluation was carried out on the cellphone of the petitioner and it transpired he had in fact obtained the video.
Following entry of the forensic record by the FIA, the court released an order on July 6, asking the agency to register an FIR “without additional delay”.
In his order, the judge kept in mind that “despite the forensic report, the FIA did not start process on flimsy ground that the inquiry is underway.”
The court additionally guided authorities to take action against the petitioner according to legislation if the info given by him was found incorrect.