Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari on Tuesday took notice of the brutal torture executed by Punjab Police on unaided females in Bhawalnagar.

Police can be seen attacking the innocent as if it raided a gang of notorious terrorists. An incident of brutal torture of Punjab police against females has been witnessed, while a religious gathering at Tehsil Fort Abbas Chak 242 at Bhawalnagar was taking place.

Despite taking prior permission of holding religious gathering, police crackdown against women participants of the Majlis-e-Aza was beyond understanding. According to reports, a number of females are in serious condition.

According to eye witnesses, a police contingent arrived and stopped the speakers, addressing the religious gathering, and attacked the participants. After brutally beating and abusing the police arrested nine people and registered an FIR against 20.

Human Rights Minister Dr Shireen Mazari took the notice of the brutal torture and a sought report from IG Punjab, while the Provincial Law Minister Raja Basharat has also sought report from the concerned DPO and ordered for an inquiry into the incident