Lahore: Police torture, detain Geo cameraman
LAHORE: Johar Town police on Friday subjected a Geo News cameraman to severe torture for recording the scene of police torture of a 12-year-old boy. Johar Town police arrested a 12-year-old boy and dragged him to their armoured personnel carrier while beating him.
In the meantime, Waheed Butt, a cameraman of Geo News, reached the spot and started capturing the scene on his mobile phone. Police snatched his cell phone and started beating him. They also took him to police station and detained him for some time. After information, journalists boycotted the press conference of DIG Investigation Ali Amir Malik and demanded immediate action against the accused.
Meanwhile, Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the incident and ordered arrest of the officials. CCPO Malik Ahmad Raza has issued an order to suspend the policemen involved in the incident.