JHANG: A security guard was allegedly tortured to death by police in Jhang on Wednesday.
The victim’s family members said Jahangir was deputed as a security guard in a private company. They said he was detained by police for interrogation in a robbery case on November 1. They further said on November 16, the police released Jahangir after his health deteriorated. However, a few hours later he died.
Meanwhile, Mian Abid police station SHO expressed ignorance over the arrest of security guard. Later, the deceased’s family members staged a protest demonstration outside District Headquarters Hospital and placed the body on the road against the incident. They demanded of the authorities concerned to register a murder case against those policemen who were involved in the incident.
A student was gunned down by outlaws on Sahiwal Yousuf Wala Road in Sahiwal. Police said Muhammad Waqas and his friend Usman were on their way home when armed outlaws opened fire on them and fled the scene. As a result, Muhammad Waqas was killed, while Usman was injured.
A young man committed suicide in Factory Area police limits in Sargodha after killing a woman he wanted to marry since long. Police said Muhammad Tauqeer, 25, wanted to marry Sidra Bibi. However, the woman’s parents refused the proposal. In sheer frustration, Tauqeer shot himself and ended his life.
At least 63 suspects were apprehended during different raids in Multan. A police official said police raided different areas and arrested illegal weapon holders, proclaimed offenders, power pilferers and gamblers. Arms and ammunition, drugs, cash and valuables were also confiscated from their possession.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 17th, 2016.
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