• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Hindu old man tortured in Pakistan for selling edibles, policeman arrested

|

Islamabad, June 12: A police constable has been arrested in Pakistan for allegedly torturing a Hindu man for selling edibles before Iftar, media reported.

His arrest happened following a social media campaign calling for justice for the old man who was tortured by the police constable Ali Hassan in Ghotki district.

Hindu man tortured in Pakistan

The victim has been identified as octogenarian Gokal Das.

The constable has been arrested fort torturing and injuring Das on Friday.

Vinod Kumar, Gokal Das's grandson, registered an FIR against the policeman for assaulting the elderly man, a senior police official said.

Inspector General Sindh A.D. Khawaja ordered an inquiry after picture of Das with torture marks went viral on social media.

Rights activists including Sudhar Sabha president Amarnath Randhawa demanded an exemplary punishment for the policeman.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more