Cops suspended for torturing lawyer

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KARACHI – Taking discover of the torture on a lawyer by police guards, who had been a part of the VIP protocol, Sindh Inspector Common of Police (IGP) Allah Dino Khawaja Tuesday ordered suspension of the cops concerned.

Advocate Osama Raza was assaulted by VIP protocol guards in Karachi whereas he was filming them via his cellphone.

The incident occurred on major Shara-e-Faisal. The video, gone viral on social media, revealed that the sufferer was making video of the protocol whereas driving his automotive when a guard obtained off the police van, walked as much as the sufferer’s automotive, hurled abuses at him and beat him up. “How dare you make a video, your father is within the automotive,” the policeman shouted on the advocate.

The person, nevertheless, didn’t cease following the protocol and continued making the video, which additional infuriated the guards who approached him once more.

“SP Safety Malik Muhammad Ehsan has been appointed as an inquiry officer to look into the matter,” mentioned spokesperson for Central Police Workplace (CPO).

The inquiry officer mentioned that an inquiry had already been initiated towards the cops.

“Each the cops, squad commander and a jawan, who mistreated the citizen, have already been suspended whereas I’ve additionally initiated a departmental inquiry towards them,” Ehsan mentioned, and added, “The squad was escorting a decide when the citizen breached the safety cordon.”

Replying to a query, he mentioned that it was not essential to register a case towards the cops as they solely manhandled him.

Alternatively, the sufferer, who’s a lawyer by occupation, has vowed to register a case towards them.

He mentioned that he had mistakenly breached the safety cordon. “When cops signalled me to go away, they jammed my automotive and made it tough for me to maneuver from the primary lane to the third lane of the highway.

The intention of filming the incident was solely to boost my voice to the authorities involved. To label a standard citizen a terrorist doesn’t make sense. The guards weren’t guarding any high-profile character, however had been escorting the household of a person when the incident occurred,” he added.

This information was revealed in Zari Information newspaper. Learn full newspaper of 04-Oct-2017 right here.

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