Islamabad: 3 cops arrested in torture case
ISLAMABAD: The Industrial Area Police, pursuing police torture case, have arrested three police personnel involved in torturing an accused, Saadat Ali, to death in Industrial Area Police Station on September 29 and obtained their three–day physical remand from the court of law for further investigation. The accused cops — Abbas (gunman of ASP Dr. Khalil), Mudassar (driver) and Zahid (deployed at ASP office) — were arrested as they were found involved in torturing the inmate, the police sources said.
The people engaged in the investigation of the case, said that ASP Dr. Khalil and SHO Asjad Mehmood have not yet arrested as ASP has obtained protective bail from Multan till October 12 while SHO was on pre-arrest bail till October 25, from the court in Abbottabad.
While, three persons — Mujahid, Umar and Usman — who implicated Saadat in false case of kidnapping a 15-year-old boy, were also on pre-arrest bail till October 15.
Industrial Area Police have registered an FIR (No. 367/12) against SP (Industrial Area Zone), ASP Dr. Khalil, SHO (Sabzi Mandi) Asjad Mehmood and IO Gul Khan as well as Mujahid Pervaiz Khokhar and his two sons, Umar and Usman under sections 302 and 342 PPC against SP, ASP, SHO and IO, on the order of IGP.