A protest erupted in Islamabad on Saturday after the dying of a suspect within the custody of the Counter Terrorism Division.
The family and acquaintances of the deceased staged a sit-in on IJP Street with the physique of the suspect, demanding an inquiry into his dying and “justice”.
The sit-in precipitated a disruption within the move of site visitors. It was referred to as off later within the night after talks had been held with Further Deputy Commissioner Basic Islamabad Rana Waqas, who promised a judicial inquiry inside three months.
The suspect had been arrested a couple of days in the past on suspicion of involvement within the deaths of two policemen within the G-13 neighbourhood of the capital.
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The suspect’s mom informed Geo Information that her son had surrendered to the police willingly for questioning and lamented that he had met such a destiny. “If he was involved in any way, why do this to him? Why not forward the matter to a judge,” she requested.
She had vowed to proceed her protest until she will get solutions.
Different protesters, a few of whom had been neighbours of the suspect, accused the police of torturing and killing him.
“There are signs of torture on the body,” they stated, including that they’d been handed over the physique after being informed he had “died of fever”.
They demanded that the prime minister and senior authorities officers take discover of the matter.
ADCG Waqas, chatting with the protesters camp, termed the incident “unfortunate” and promised he would unravel the matter.
Later, the police stated a case has been registered towards the police personnel concerned within the incident — CTD Station Home Officer Fayyaz Ranjha and Inquiry Officer Shams Akbar — each of whom have been arrested.
In keeping with a press release by the police, the suspect died as a consequence of insufficient medical remedy amid excessive warmth and a fever.