LAHORE: Reportedly,two Christian go through inhumane torture at the hands of the Lahore police. In keeping with details, two men were booked by the police under charges of defraud. While carrying out the investigations the police hung one of the men upside down with a bunk and tortured him inhumanely. The other was striped naked and tortured.
|Photo Credit to Christians in Pakistan|
According to media reports,the reprehensible incident took place in Lahore’ Shalimaar police Station. The two men Faraaz and a Christian Doya Masih were hooked by the police and underwent vicious torture without the FIR being filed. After the news of the incident was aired, Superintendent Police Investigations, has sacked four police personnel found involved in unleashing vicious torture on the two captives.
On the other hand, the police tries to justify the abject investigatory torture by claiming these captives have confessed to more than 12 instances of robbery. After the photos of the two captives became public, S.P. Investigations took notice of the incident and issued orders of dismissal of Hammad Butt- In charge of investigations, ASI Tariq, Constable Sadiq and Arif.
Sardar Mushtaq Gill,human rights Defender who heads LEAD strongly condemns the barbarically torture of the police on two Christians as they refused to confess the crime they did not commit.Police in Pakistan have been known to torture suspects, especially if they are Christians, to obtain confessions in the crime they do not commit.