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.
یہ افسوس ناک واقع چنیوٹ کا ہے۔ اس میں شامل تمام اہلکاروں کو معطل کر کے تادیبی کاروائی شروع کر دی گئی ہے۔ pic.twitter.com/TGsykA1oSR— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) January 5, 2019
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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