Alleged police torture: Man dies on Rawalpindi-bound train

A scuffle broke out between a passenger and railways police over ticketing

Web Desk October 08, 2014

RAWALPINDI: A passenger was killed on Wednesday on a Rawalpindi-bound train as a result of alleged police torture over a ticket scuffle, Express News reported.

According to reports, a fight broke out between a ticket checker and a passenger over an issue involving ticketing. Railways police had to be called to resolve the issue and they beat up the passenger resulting in his death.

The deceased has been identified as Muhammad Saleem. The train, Mehar Express, was en route to Rawalpindi from Multan.

A case has been registered against the railway police officials.

Railways Minister Saad Rafique has taken notice of the incident and directed DG Railways Munir Chishti to investigate the involvement of railways police. Further, an investigative team has been formed under the supervision of DIG Shariq Kamal to probe into the incident.


Saad | 7 years ago | Reply

@Zaki: In what fools world are you living, disobedience or an informal negligence by a passenger doesn't get a bullet or doesn't deserve death in any manner. Defending your security officers with such pathetic excuse is inadvisable. Sanctioning a challan is the maximum penalty passenger can get, beating him to death is damning and should be condemned, This article should not be up to debate, and try realizing whats right and whats wrong

Jahangir Chauhan | 7 years ago | Reply

very sad indeed.

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