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Protest held in Peshawar after man tortured by police

Protest held in Peshawar after man tortured by police
June 26, 2020
PESHAWAR (92 News) – Hundreds of men came out on the streets of Peshawar and staged a protests at Assembly Chowk against the police for torturing a man who posted against them on social media. According to the details garnered, the protesters demanded that the four policemen accused of the crime should be brought to court and sent to jail. They said that it was high time they spoke up against such injustices. When the protests got out of hand, the police baton charged and shelled on them as well. On Thursday, KP spokesperson Ajmal Wazir announced that a judicial inquiry will be conducted and a report will be presented before a high court judge within a month. “Out government will make the report public once it's completed and send all those accused to jail,” he added. A video of the attack went viral after which the officers, identified as Tehkal SHO Shehriyar Khan, Phandi IHS Zairullah, Tehkal FC Naeem and Tauseef, were suspended. An FIR has also been lodged against them under the Police Act. On the other hand, the Peshawar High Court has instructed the IG to conduct a transparent investigation and punish those responsible so that such a case is not reported in the future.