Police assault two men in custody

The accused were badly beaten by the police resulting in their hands being cut off from their bodies.


Web Desk May 30, 2014
The accused were badly beaten by the police resulting in their hands being cut off from their bodies. PHOTO: OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATIONS/FILE

BAHALWALPUR: Police have assaulted two men in their custody in Vihari District, Bahawalpur, Express News reported on Friday.

Ghulam Mustafa and Liaquat were arrested on May 25 and charged for stealing a police car. The accused were badly beaten by the police resulting in their hands being cut off from their bodies.

According to their relatives, the men were beaten up using blades. Their situation is dire since they were brought to the hospital after 11 hours, said a doctor at Bahawalpur Victoria Hospital.

DPO Vihari Sadiq Ali Dogar said that the two men tried to commit suicide using a sharp material while in custody. He further added that a case has been registered against the accused for attempting suicide and the head constable Rana Zafar has been arrested for negligence.

Express News correspondent in Bahawalpur, Jalaluddin reported that the police claimed that the men cut their hands themselves. However, the doctors have refuted the allegation saying no one can cut their hands themselves in the manner theirs had been cut off.

COMMENTS (1)

observer | 7 years ago | Reply

great another achievement of Punjabi police...congratulation Shabaz Shareef

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