A day after Ayesha Akram — the TikToker who was assaulted by dozens of men in Lahore's Greater Iqbal Park on August 14 — accused her companion Amir Sohail alias Rambo of blackmailing her, the suspect on Saturday said that it was him who saved Ayesha's life on the day of the heinous incident.
In her complaint with police, Ayesha had blamed Rambo for the shocking incident. However, Rambo, talking to the media on Saturday despite being in police custody, said that he was the one who saved Ayesha from the mob but now she was putting the entire blame on him.
"Only I know how I took this girl (Ayesha) out of that situation alive and took her home but now Ayesha has nominated me in the case," he added. "This was neither my fault nor Ayesha's."
Rambo said that the plan to go to Greater Iqbal Park was not his but Ayesha's. "She wanted to go [to Minar-e-Pakistan] with someone else but his brother died so I had to go with Ayesha," he added.
On Friday, Ayesha submitted a written statement to DIG Investigation Shariq Jamal in which she alleged that Rambo had made the plan to go to Greater Iqbal Park, adding that Rambo along with his companions had filmed a nude video of her and was blackmailing her for the past three years.
She claimed they have extorted Rs3 million from her. Rambo had filmed her nude videos and would force her to hand over half of her salary to him.
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She continued that she was unable to give more money to Rambo so she lodged a police complaint against him.
She further told the police that the visit to Minar-e-Pakistan on the Independence Day was none other but Rambo's idea. She could not resist otherwise he could have made her videos viral.
Acting upon the complaint, the Punjab Police had arrested eight suspects including Rambo.
The DIG Investigation was contacted for comment but he declined.
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