Chakwal: SHO arrested
CHAKWAL: Former Station House Officer (SHO) of city police station Talagang was arrested on Wednesday as his pre–arrest bail was cancelled. SHO Saleem Akhtar was booked two months ago over the charges of subjecting two persons to torture at the police station. Afterwards he was suspended. As a criminal case was registered against him, Saleem Akhtar managed to get the pre-arrest bail. On Wednesday, additional sessions judge cancelled his bail and ordered the police to arrest him.
SHO Akhtar tortured Mohammad Khan Najmi and his son Mohammad Bilal on February 28. The victims were father and brother of advocate Naheed Akhtar and the legal fraternity had been protesting against SHO’s brutality for the last two months.