Uproar after 'victim blaming' in Pakistan gang rape case

A Pakistani police chief faced a growingbacklashFriday after he seemed to blame the victim of analleged gang rapebecause she was driving at night without a male companion.The controversy started after a woman was allegedly assaulted and raped by multiple men in front of her two children when her car ran out of fuel outside the city late on Wednesday.Lahore police chief Umar Sheikh repeatedly chided the victim for driving without a man at night while speaking to media about the incident, adding that no one in Pakistani society would “allow their sisters and daughters to travel alone so late”.Sh…

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