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Shabnam Rape Case

Friday, 12 May, 1978
Shabnam Rape Case

The most successful film heroine in Pakistani Urdu films - Shabnam was target for a gang rape and robbery on May 12, 1978 by five youngsters, Farooq Bandial, Waseem Yaqoob, Tahir Tanvir Bhandar, Jameel Ahmad Chatha and Jamshed Akbar Sahi.

They were convicted to death by a military court on October 24, 1979, but they were given clemency by dictator Zia on May 26, 1980. One of the criminal - Farooq Bandial got fame when he joined PTI on May 31, 2018.



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