Woman miscarries baby ‘due to torture’ – 09 May 2023

Dozens protest against ‘police brutality’ at Gojra Rajana Road

Dozens of people staged a protest demonstration against what they alleged police brutality.

The protestors blocked the Gojra Rajana Road for several hours.

The protest was led by Zubaida Bibi who alleged that one Ramzana Bibi had been subjected to torture during a raid by the Saddar Sumandari Police personnel.

Zubaida alleged that Ramzana Bibi had had a miscarriage “due to police’s torture”. The protestors chanted slogans against the police, including the SHO of Sumandari Police Station.

Some police officers arrived at the venue of the protest to pacify the protestors.

They negotiated with the protestors and assured them of action against the personnel who had tortured the woman. Upon the assurance given by the police officers, the protesters called off the protest.

Meanwhile, a 14-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide in Millat Town, police said.

Police arrived at the teenager’s home and had his body shifted to the hospital for postmortem examination.

Akbar’s 14-year-old son, Hasnain, allegedly killed himself with a pistol while he had been alone in the house, police said.

In their statement to the police, Hasnain’s family members said that he had committed suicide by shooting himself with a pistol kept in the house.

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