SHEIKHUPURA

An alleged dacoit was tortured to death during interrogation by the Sharqpur Police here the other day. According to details, Marh Bangwan Police-Post In-charge SI Amin Bhatti along with three other constables arrested one Malang Ali alias Malangi on suspicion in a dacoity case some three days back. The four cops including the SI tortured him severely during interrogation due to which condition of Malangi deteriorated and he breathed his last before any medical aid could be made available to him. The Police-post in-charge, however, denied any torture , saying that his condition was already poor prior to his arrest. When news of the death of the accused spread in the area scores of people staged a protest against the police highhandedness and blocked Sheikhupura-Sharqpur Road for some time. Meanwhile, DPO Ahsan Younis took notice of the incident and ordered arrest of the all four police officials including the SI. The Sharqpur Police following the DPO orders arrested all the accused cops and registered a case against them.