Vehari: Police ‘thrash’ brothers on their wedding night: Claim one of the three is murder suspect
VEHARI: A Lahore police team arrested and tortured three brothers on their wedding night at Chak 186EB late on Monday.
Reports said the Shalimar police team, headed by Sub-Inspector Jafar Ali, barged into Noor Muhammad’s house and handcuffed his three sons after trespassing on each one’s room. They misbehaved with their wives and took the three brothers — Abdul Shakoor, Manzoor and Abdul Ghafoor — outside. As Shakoor tried to flee, the police shot at and injured him and took him, along with his two brothers, to police station and registered a case against them on the charge of attacking the police.
The police beat up the three brothers who were released later in the day (Tuesday) on the orders of District and Sessions Judge Tahir Pervez. Shakoor was admitted to the DHQ hospital for treatment. The court ordered the police, including ASI Khalid Mahmood and constables Jahangir, Ishaq, Imran Asghar, Tariq Saeed, Abid Ali and Muhammad Saleem, to appear with the record of a case against Shakoor on May 2.
According to SI Jafar Ali, Shakoor was wanted in a murder case registered with the Shalimar Town police under section 302 of PPC.
Noor Muhammad, the complainant, told this correspondent that he married off his three sons on Monday and the same night the Lahore police raided his house, broke open the bedroom doors and arrested them. He said the police not only thrashed the three brothers, but shot at and injured Shakoor.
The police, however, claimed that Shakoor opened fire on them and made them retaliate. However, no weapon was recovered from the house, they added. The Vehari Saddar police registered a case against Abdul Shakoor on the charge of shooting police.
The complete article can be found at Dawn News.