Kasur: Manhandling of prayer leader; Villagers besiege police post
KASUR: Residents of Bhasarpura besieged a police post when it’s in charge did not take action against a man who under the influence had used abusive language during prayers in a mosque and manhandled the prayer leader on Friday night. The protesters blocked a road by burning tyres and chanted slogans against the police post in charge for giving VIP treatment to the accused. Muhammad Ashraf alias Acho entered the mosque under the influence and used abusive language. Later, he manhandled the prayer leader Muhammad Yasin.
The people thrashed the accused and handed him over to the Bhasarpura police post. However, ASI Muhammad Ashraf did not take action against the accused and offered him a chair to sit in instead. Later, the people gathered outside the police post, besieged and pelted it with stones. After getting information, ASP Shabbir Ahmed reached the spot. After knowing that the accused is a bootlegger, the ASP with policemen raided his house and recovered a huge quantity of liquor. The ASP suspended the ASI and assured the protesters that action would be taken against the accused.