Fear of torture: Man attempts suicide in custody

Police had allegedly threatened him with torture.


Our Correspondent July 08, 2012

FAISALABAD: A man in police custody attempted suicide on Saturday. Police said that Makkoana SI Bashir Ahmad had arrested Qasim Shah suspected of robbery. Police had allegedly threatened him with torture. Shah then hit himself with a brick in the police station. He was taken to hospital where doctors are providing him medical treatment. Khurarianwala Police registered a case against the suspect.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 8th, 2012.

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