LAHORE - Lahore police tortured the manager of a wedding hall located in Satu Katla police limits allegedly for not bribing the concerned station house officer.

Aired on different news channels, the CCTV footage of police beating the hotel manager sparked outrage among the public on Tuesday. Some policemen are seen badly thrashing and punching the hotel manager, Muhammad Lateef, who claimed that the police raided the Johar View Marriage Hall after they refused to pay ‘monthly’ to the concerned SHO.

Taking notice, DIG (Operations) Dr Haider Ashraf suspended the SHO and three policemen.

A police spokesperson said that SHO Rai Nasir Abbas and three Constables Muhammad Wakeel, Muhammad Tanvir, and Azhar Abbas were suspended from service as they proved guilty during initial investigations.