A woman was caught on camera dissing a traffic police officer in Karachi’s high-end residential areas, Defence Housing Authority, DHA. The police had stopped the woman after she broke a traffic signal.
Thread 'Tum Do Takkay kay Buddhay | Karachi Aunty misbehaves with traffic police after violating traffic signal' https://t.co/hACkN6kh7x
— A Nasir Khwaja (@ANasirKhwaja) November 26, 2019
Woman startling hurling abuses as soon as police demanded her to show her driving license to charge her with the penalty. Woman’s insolent behavior with the police officials was recorded on camera.
The woman instead of being guilty of traffic offense confronted the police officer for stopping her over breaking the traffic signal. She insulted the traffic police officer by saying to him that she will ‘break his face’.
The face of the elite who r making the most noise & acting like victims while supporting the corrupt in #Pakistan. Those who believe they r above the law. Watch how this woman threatens the Traffic police officer after she was stopped for violating traffic signal in #Karachi. pic.twitter.com/PoW3IaMUht
— Umar Farooq (@MUmarFarooq90) November 27, 2019
“You’re jumping the signal and, on top of it, you’re verbally abusing me,” replied the police officer, to which she said, “Get out of here, get lost!”
The woman crassly reminded the police officer of his ‘worth’ and fled when police tried to issue her a traffic violation fine. The following investigation by Traffic Police Karachi disclosed that the car has been registered in the name of Pir Roshan Din Shah Rashidi.
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The incident was reported on Tuesday while the video of the woman heavily circulated on social media, prompting reactions and debate on social media.
On the other hand, the police later decided to register a case against the woman. Following this, a case against the woman has been registered in Darakshan Police Station, reported the media. The registered FIR has charged a woman for misbehaving with the on-duty officer and obstructing the work of the police officer.
You didn't read tweet of the Ms. Who misbehaved with traffic police in Karachi. I think she deleted it. She justified her misbehaviour by saying that
پولیس والا بڈھا اور بدصورت تھا🤔
It seems after our handsome PM, all people would be judged by looks rather than efficiency..
— Harvest goddess (@Harvestgoddess7) November 27, 2019
This woman not only violated the traffic signal but also abused the traffic police. She needs to be punished for this as per law. #Karachi @murtazawahab1 @K_TrafficPolice @sindhpolicedmc @CommissionerKhi pic.twitter.com/3vgSRM9NV5
— Furqan T. Siddiqui (@furqantsiddiqui) November 26, 2019
Social Media Erupted in Furor
Meanwhile, issues like the menace of VIP culture, women harassment, and disrespect of public servants keep plaguing Pakistan. The netizens demanded a strict action against the woman to deter the potential miscreants and for the supremacy of law.
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Many social media users asserted that police showed clemency since the offender was a woman. While society vouches for the respect and empowerment of women, women also must avoid manipulating the laws.
A social media user also commented that the accused woman justified her immodest behavior by calling police officers ‘old and ugly’.According to the user, the woman had deleted the tweet later.
🚥 traffic police 🚨 are not enough in karachi my decision is city warden and who's kmc dmc and other govt depth not doing job sincere.
— fahadtariq (@fahad_oxford) November 27, 2019
Women empowerment and women right activist… Here is for your ediotic acts that Crap like these r living in Karachi.. Shittiest people to come across these pagharas and wadairas
Good job traffic police karachi
— Saad Saleem Umer (@SaadSaleemUmer1) November 27, 2019