MUZAFFARGARH - Two students, both are said to be 10-year-old, were tortured by teachers of a seminary on suspicion of cellphone theft here.

Reportedly, the incident happened in Karam Dad Town of District Muzafargarh where a teacher Pir Jamil along with Qari Ashfaq and Adeel detained the minor students 10-year-old Husnain, son of Muhammad Ramazan, a resident of UC Nohanwali and 10-year-old Mukhtar, son of Mustaq, a resident of the same area and tortured them for two days.

The issue surfaced when parents of the students came to take their children for Eid holidays. Looking at condition of one of the students, he was taken immediately to the Basera Hospital from where he was referred to Nishtar Hospital Multan. People of the town protested and condemned the brutality and demanded a registration of a criminal against the accused.

Meanwhile, it has been learnt that one of the accused Qari Adeel has been arrested.