Four cops suspended for beating journalist -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Four cops suspended for beating journalist

LAHORE, Oct 20: The SSP (operations) has suspended from service four constables and issued them show-cause notices for allegedly torturing a photojournalist of a local TV channel.

Constables Sajid Ali, Mansab Ali, Muhammad Jehangir and Irshad Ahmed of the Shalimar police station had stopped Muhammad Usman on the GT Road for a routine checking at around 10pm on Sunday.

After having harsh arguments, police officials beat Usman, took him to the police station and gave him a sound thrashing. He was later released on the intervention of some journalists.

An inquiry into the incident was also marked to the Civil Lines division SP.
Source: Dawn