Rickshaw driver dies of ‘police torture’
KARACHI: A rickshaw driver, who used to be detained in reference to a theft at cellular store in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) space of Karachi, died on Sunday, with the members of the family claiming that he used to be ‘subjected to torture’, ARY News reported.
In a observation, the police stated Abdul Rasheed – the rickshaw driver – used to be detained in reference to a theft at cellular store in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) space of Karachi, through which the robbers took away cellphones and money value Rs15 million.
The police stated the criminals had used Rasheed’s rickshaw to devote the theft. Therefore, investigators with the assist of CCTV photos traced and detained Abdul Rasheed for investigation functions.
The police additional stated that Rasheed used to be confirmed blameless because the criminals had employed his rickshaw on hire and he used to be launched ‘around three days ago’.
Family individuals claims
However, the members of the family claimed that Abdul Rasheed used to be ‘subjected to torture’ in police custody, which ended in his loss of life.
Abdul Rasheed’s brother claimed that the police had arrested his brother on Monday. “He [Rasheed] was first taken to Gizri police station and then to Darakhshan police station,” he stated, including that after he used to be launched from police custody, he used to be not able to stroll correctly.
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The brother alleged that his brother were tortured with electrical shocks and his fingernails used to be pulled out.
SSP Investigation observation
Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Investigation South Zahida Parveen stated that armed robbers had just lately dedicated a theft at a cell phone store on DHA’s Khayaban-i-Saher on March 12.
She famous that Rasheed’s post-mortem used to be performed on the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC). SSP Investigation stated the police have been looking forward to the medical doctors’ ultimate file to determine the veracity of claims.
“Further legal action would be taken after ascertaining the exact cause of death through a post-mortem examination, and strict legal action would be taken if any officer was found involved,” she vowed.