Khairpur: Ex-SHO, 5 policemen sent to jail
KHAIRPUR: A former SHO and five other policemen who were arrested after a man and two women were paraded naked on the roads of Gambat were shifted to a prison here from a judicial lock–up on Wednesday. Muzaffar Alam Siddiqui, Superintendent of Khairpur Central Jail, told journalists that the former SHO of Gambat police station, Khair Mohammad Samejo, ASIs Rahim Bux Jamro, Ameer Ali Shar and Ghulam Akbar Khaskheli and constables Ghulam Raza Siyal and Abdul Latif had been brought to jail.
The additional session judge, senior civil judge and the civil judge of Gambat visited the judicial lock–up on Wednesday morning and saw that the former SHO and other policemen were in a relaxed, upbeat mood. The additional sessions judge directed the police to shift them to Khairpur prison.
The six policemen were booked in an FIR under section 220, 354, 500 and 509 of the Pakistan Penal Code. According to the FIR, they raided an Autaq (guest house) in Mirbahar Mohalla of Gambat town on July 28 and arrested two women and a man. They forced the three individuals to strip and took them to the police station.
The policemen said that those arrested belonged to a prostitution ring.
After their arrest, they were produced in court of the senior civil judge, who sent them on judicial remand for 14 days.