Chiniot police officials suspended for thrashing women in public

Footage shows police official brutally throwing woman to the ground


Tribune Report January 05, 2019
Footage shows police official throwing woman to the ground. SCREEN GRAB: TWITTER/(@Shahbaz Gill)

Three police officials were suspended on Saturday for roughing up women in Punjab's Chiniot after a footage of the incident went viral on social media.

The law enforcers were identified as assistance sub-inspector Ghulam Ahmed and constables Iftikhar and Riaz Hussain. The incident took place in Chenab Nagar.



The footage, made outside a market, shows one of the police officials mercilessly throwing two women on the ground before lunging towards another.

Shopkeepers 'thrash, tear off clothes' of two women in Islamabad

In December last year, two shopkeepers slapped a child before roughing up his mother and aunt. According to Azmat Bibi, mother of the child, her son was playing outside the house, when the accused, gave him a dressing down.

The women went to rescue the boy but were physically assaulted by the suspect and his accomplice and in the process tore their clothes apart in public.

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