Police accused of torturing teenager -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Police accused of torturing teenager

NAUSHAHRO FEROZE, March 8: The mother of 18-year old youth has accused the police of thrashing her son after hanging him naked from ceiling fan as a result he lost his consciousness.

Allah Bachai, mother of Arshad Kalhoro of Jiando Kalhoro village told reporters here on Saturday that police arrested her son as suspect in theft case. She said police threw her son outside their house in unconscious condition after depriving him of Rs4,000 and a mobile phone. She took her son to Sessions Court and on court’s order Arshad was admitted to the Civil Hospital Naushahro Feroze.

When contacted, Dr Mohammad Ibrahim Memon confirmed the boy was beaten up severely and said the boy was in semi- conscious condition. Ms Allah Bachai had demanded the higher authorities to take action against concerned police officials.
Source: Dawn
Date:3/9/2008