PHC takes discover of youth’s humiliation in police custody

Justice Qaisar Rasheed says KP police had a wealthy historical past of sacrifices however was incomes a nasty title as a result of some black sheep. Photo: File

PESHAWAR: A two-member bench of Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday took robust discover of the humiliation of a younger man by police and directed Inspector General of Police (IGP) to conduct an neutral inquiry into the incident.

Justice Qaisar Rasheed in his remarks mentioned that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police had a wealthy historical past of sacrifices within the battle in opposition to terror however the entire division was incomes a nasty title as a result of some black sheep.

The honourable decide instructed the IGP and the capital metropolis police officer, who had been current within the courtroom, that the humiliation of younger man by the hands of some police officers had shaken our society and deeply shocked the nation. “What are you doing and in which direction is your department moving?” he requested the police chief.

The bench comprising Justice Qaisar Rasheed and Ijaz Anwar heard the case pertaining to the video by which a few of the police officers of Tehkal Police Station had been seen torturing and disgracing a person named Aamir Tehkalay and likewise filming the incident.

The video went viral on social media and triggered protest, anger and condemnation by members of the civil society and folks generally.

IGP Sanaullah instructed the courtroom the SHO and police officers concerned within the incident had been suspended and likewise SSP Peshawar faraway from his workplace.

The police chief expressed deep concern over the incident and guaranteed the courtroom that an neutral inquiry could be carried out and people discovered concerned on this ugly the incident could be awarded exemplary punishment.

Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council condemned the torturing and humiliation of the younger man and termed it a flagrant violation of the human rights, regulation and Constitution.

In an announcement Vice-Chairman of the KP Bar Council, Shahid Raza Malik, introduced that the lawyer fraternity would boycott the courts on Friday to sentence the incident. He demanded a judicial inquiry into the incident.

Meanwhile, Judicial Magistrate Farooq Shah remanded in Federal Investigation Agency custody the three police officers of Tehkal Police Station, who had been concerned within the disgracing Aamir Tehkalay and given them. They could be grilled for 2 days.