Four held over alleged torture – 06 May 2023

LAHORE: Inspector General of Police Dr Usman Anwar took notice of a viral video depicting a 15-year-old boy being stripped naked in Pakpattan on Friday. Pakpattan police took immediate action and arrested all accused involved in the incident, who were identified as Mudassar, Zaheer, Ali Haider and Yazman. A case was registered and further investigation is underway. IG Punjab said that a zero-tolerance policy had been adopted against the violence and harassment of citizens and strict action would be taken against the accused. The accused allegedly brutally tortured Asad Ali over a minor argument. OUR CORRESPONDENT

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