Monday, September 20, 2021  | 12 Safar, 1443
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > Human Rights

Man accuses Mardan jail police of torturing his brother

Prisons IG says complete inquiry to be done on Monday

SAMAA | - Posted: Apr 27, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago
Posted: Apr 27, 2019 | Last Updated: 2 years ago

Mardan jail police have been accused of allegedly torturing a prisoner, Asif, who belongs to Charsadda’s Nasta area.

A video showing the torture mark’s on Asif’s body was obtained by SAMAA Digital on Saturday.

His brother, Habibullah, says Asif is being tortured by jail officials for the last nine months. Asif was arrested around nine months ago on charges of sexual abuse by the Nasta police. He was shifted to Mardan jail after his arrest.

Related: Lahore man remanded into police custody for ‘torturing wife and shaving her hair’

Habibullah accused Mardan jail’s chief, Mir Alam, of torturing his brother. “There is no one to ask about him,” Habibullah said.

He said they were conspiring to kill his brother. Habibullah called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief justice of Pakistan to take notice of the incident and provide justice to Asif. He said a legal inquiry should be initiated against the culprits.

Prisons IG Masoodur Rahman says he has received the video, but was unable to contact the deputed officers at the jail as it was a holiday. “I will initiate a complete inquiry on Monday,” he said.

Follow SAMAA English on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

FaceBook WhatsApp

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp


Today’s outlook: Sindh schools, Green Line buses in Karachi
All you need to know about Karachi’s new BRT buses
Lahore man strips, harasses woman at doorstep
Argentina sets aside $664m for buying a dozen JF-17 Thunder
World Bank cooked the books, now what will Pakistan do?
PML-N’s Shehbaz Sharif lands in Karachi
American women bikers praise Pakistan for safety, peace
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp