SUNDAY TIMES LAHORE:Speaking to media, she said an FIR of torture inflicted on the woman had been registered with a high-level probe being carried out into the incident.

She said the victim has been put under police protection.

The incident of domestic abuse came to the fore on Wednesday when a video showing the victim went viral on social media. Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi and Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari took notice of the incident and ordered immediate action against the culprits.

Kahna police registered an FIR against the two arrested accused under Sections 337-v and 506 of the PPC. One of the arrested men was the woman’s husband, Faisal.

In the video, the woman, Asma Aziz, shared her horrific ordeal, saying he had always beaten her but this time he even shaved her hair off with the help of his employees.

“Somehow I managed to escape the house the next day and approached the police station”, Asma said and alleged she was asked for bribe by the on-duty policemen for registration of her case.