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Lahore-based actress Karina Jan attacked in Rawalpindi's theatre

By News Desk

January 28, 2024 08:57 PM


In a shocking incident at Moti Mahal Theater in Rawalpindi, stage actress Ayesha Sadaf, also known as Karina Jan of Lahore, was subjected to violence and gunfire during a performance.
The 24News HD TV Channel reported on Sunday that the attack left the actress injured as she narrowly escaped harm.
The assault on Ayesha Sadaf was reportedly carried out by an armed man identified as Sardar Tehseen. Although a case has been registered against Sardar Tehseen at Waris Khan Police Station, he remains at large.
The channel reported that a video statement from the Lahore-based actress has surfaced, revealing the details of the harrowing incident.
Sadaf stated that the assailant first physically assaulted her in front of her team and later resorted to gunfire.
Attempting to evade the attacker, Sadaf recounted her struggle to escape, during which the assailant fired three to four shots.
She said in her video statement, "I am currently in a hotel, seeking safety. I appeal to the Chief Minister of Punjab Mohsin Naqvi, IG Punjab Police Dr Usman, and law enforcement to provide me with security."
The incident has sparked concerns over the safety of performers and calls for swift action to bring the perpetrator to justice.

Reporter: Irshad Qurashi


News Desk


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