A retired Police Inspector along with his son tortured to death a neighbour and injured critically his nephew here in Sagian locality on suspicion of theft here on Saturday.

According to details, a cow owned by Inspector (r) Ghulam Hussain was stolen by someone a day ahead of Eidul Azha. Apart from getting registered a case with the Factory Area Police, he himself decided to investigate the incident, the eye-witness claimed. In this connection the retired inspector along with his son Sana Ullah took their neighbour Walayat and his nephew Shaukat to his out-house and tied them to a tree. Later the inspector and his son tortured them with baton and iron rod. As a result Walayat succumbed to his injuries while his nephew fell unconscious due to sever wounds. Meanwhile, the locals shifted the injured to nearby hospital where his condition is stated to be precarious. The Factory Area Police have started investigation.