Prisoner tortured to death in Lahore
LAHORE: A prisoner of Kot Lakhpat Jail died after protracted ailment at Jinnah Hospital on Tuesday.
Reliable sources revealed the accused was badly tortured by jail administration and he died in the hospital.
The deceased was identified as Irfan Masih, a resident of Yuhanabad. Police investigators said he was arrested and imprisoned in a dacoity case few months back.
“He was victimised of severe torture after it the other party allegedly bribed the jail administration,” source added.
On the day of incident, his condition went critical and he was rushed to Jinnah Hospital where the doctors pronounced him dead.
Later, police handed over the body to his heirs after necessary medico-legal formalities.