LAHORE: The Inspector Common (IG) of Punjab Police has taken discover of the custodial demise of a prisoner in Faisalabad’s police station and summoned a report from Metropolis Police Officer (CPO), ARY Information reported on Tuesday.
The provincial police chief directed involved authorities to take instant authorized and departmental actions towards the accountable officers over the prisoner’s demise at Raza Abad police station in Faisalabad.
A prisoner, reportedly named as Ghulam Abbas, was died below suspicious circumstances previous to his manufacturing earlier than the court docket which native police termed it the demise following ‘cardiac arrest’.
Nevertheless, the lifeless physique of the deceased safety guard was despatched to Allied Hospital for autopsy.
Hospital sources stated that the specimens had been despatched to Lahore for finishing up forensic exams, nevertheless, preliminary stories stated that the reason for demise was cardiac arrest or consumption of contaminated meals. The ultimate report will reveal the precise reason behind demise, sources added.
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Station Home Officer (SHO) Ateeq Shah advised media that Ghulam Abbas was taken into custody by police officers to supply him earlier than the court docket following a writ filed by his spouse for the custody of six-month-old daughter. The deceased Abbas had despatched her daughter to Multan as a substitute of manufacturing her earlier than the court docket, SHO added.
“Ghulam Abbas suffered cardiac arrest, which turns into the reason for his demise, below custody,” claimed the officer.
Alternatively, the family of the deceased safety guard alleged that the lifeless physique has marks on it as Abbas was tortured by the police officers over the influences of her spouse. In addition they claimed that the police head constable Azhar and different officers taken Abbas with them, whereas, a grievance was additionally filed towards Abbas’ spouse and police personnel.