SADIQABAD

Six influential culprits brutally tortured a man, stripped off him of clothes and threw him in deteriorated condition after three days.

The accused also made video of the victim in objectionable condition and demanded Rs100,000 from his family, reported private TV channels on Saturday.

The incident was reported in Latifabad area of tehsil where six persons - Rana Manan, Billu Mazari, Shani Mughal, Rana Farhan and Sultan Mehmood forcibly took Malik Zaryat to a nearby farmhouse in Machi Goth.

The accused tortured the man with clubs and stripped him of clothes.

The culprits also made a video of the victim in objectionable condition and forced him to take dirty water for three days. The accused also demanded Zaryat’s family to pay Rs100,000 as ransom.

The Punjab Police Inspector General (IGP) has taken notice of the incident. He sought a detailed report from the DPO and other officers of the district. The police have registered a case against 19 accused on the directives of the IGP. Further investigation is underway.