jail officer arrested

Two prisoners and a jail officer arrested after killing an under-trial prisoner


Local news media reported on Tuesday that an under-trial prisoner named Sagheer Tanoli was killed by the jail office along with two other prisoners.

An FIR has been registered against the jail police official and two prisoners who have killed 22-year old Sagheer. He was killed at the night of 21st June.

The report of his death was delivered to his family stating that he had a cardiac arrest. However, his body speaks something else. There were wounds and several torture marks on his body and which revealed that he was being tortured by the police.

The dead body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. After the post mortem report, doctors confirmed that his death doesn’t happen due to cardiac arrest. Rather he was tortured to death. After noticing this, the family members started protesting against the violence by the police officials.

The acting DIG of the Zone South, Amir Farooqi has sought a detailed report of the incident. He ordered to arrest the guilty ones. On DIG’s command, a case was registered on Tuesday against Jail police duty officer, Naseem Shajra, and two prisoners, Omair alias Mushka and Nasarullah.

Further inquiries are under process.

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