Action after fruit vendor thrashed

Action after fruit vendor thrashed


APP July 31, 2021

PESHAWAR:

K-P Inspector General of Police (IGP) Moazzam Jah Ansari on Friday took serious notice of a video getting viral on social media about the beating of a fruit seller by a police official in the Faqirabad area of Peshawar.

He issued a suspension order of the police official identified as Younas Khan, read a statement issued here. In the video, the police officer was “also forcing the poor vendor to sit” on the police mobile van for taking him to the police station. A number of netizens condemned the tragic incident and sought justice for the poor man.

The IGP also issued directives to the chief capital city police to probe the matter thoroughly and submit a report to the authorities concerned.

“No one is above the law and in this case dispensation of justice would be ensured at all costs,” Moazzam Jah said.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 31st, 2021.

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