Jhang: 11 cops booked for thrashing lawyer
JHANG: On the orders of the DPO Rao Abdul Karim, Kotwali police have registered a case against 11 policemen, including the SHO and SI, on the charge of thrashing a lawyer. DBA member Khizar Hayat advocate was present in his chamber on court premises when SHO Atif Qureshi, SI Iram Shah and nine policemen reached there and started thrashing him. The policemen left the chamber when lawyers gathered there, giving Khizar Hayat life threats.
The lawyer with other DBA members approached the DPO and apprised him about the situation. The DPO ordered to register the case against the said cops under section 650–B of the PPC. However, no accused was arrested and suspended till the filing of this report.