FAISALABAD: Five police officials including SHO women police station, Zahida Tariq, were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly torturing a female accused in Faisalabad.
ASI Gulnaz, two women constables Bushra and Zahida and two others were arrested on the order of the Supreme Court.
Abida Hameed had filed an FIR in Rail Bazaar police station in this case. Some of police officials nominated in the FIR have not been arrested yet.
A three member inquiry committee formed by IG Punjab recorded statements of several police officials for the second day. The inquiry committee failed to establish contact with Abida Hameed.
The committee will present its report to IG punjab today. Abida Hameed, the victim of police torture, earlier demanded judicial investigation into the matter as she did not have confidence on the departmental inquiry.