Okara: 9 cops among 10 booked for murder
OKARA: Dead body of a man drowned in a canal was fished out here on Wednesday. Fayaz alias Mithu was tortured and later thrown in Lower Bari Doab Canal by police. An SI, eight constables of Pattoki Sadr Police and a citizen were booked for his murder. About nine days ago, accused SI Shahadat Ali, constables Muhammad Riaz, Atif, Rafi, Ali Raza, Sohail Akhtar, Muhammad Saleem, Irfan Bashir, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Akram and citizen Binyamin had picked Fayaz Mithu for investigation about accused Shafiq arrested by the police. During investigation, police tortured Mithu and threw him in the canal where he drowned. On the report of Najma Bibi, mother of Mithu, a case was registered against nine policemen and a citizen.