- Young man affirms that Punjab Police officials halted him and his sister, caused them to do sit-ups in public
- Accuses cops of driving him to eliminate his sweater and leading a body search of his sister
- Ghalib Market SHO prevents contribution from getting any officials from his police station
LAHORE: A video demonstrating a sibling sister couple doing sit-ups before a police vehicle has circulated around the web on the web, with specialists crying foul and saying the clasp was made to “malign” Punjab Police.
A youngster has claimed that the police halted him and his sister and afterward caused them to do sit-ups in public.
The video shows them doing sit-ups with their hands on their ears (signal utilized as a demonstration of atonement), with a police versatile vehicle left behind them.
The man has additionally blamed Punjab Police officials for constraining him to eliminate his sweater, adding that the accountable for the checkpoint directed a body search of his sister.
Speaking to Geo News, the man’s sister said that they were “returning home after work at a factory when police stopped us and asked for our ID” reports. At the point when the couple conceded they didn’t have them, they were taken into the police headquarters where they were “slapped and beaten”, she added.
“They searched my brother and slapped him. There was an officer named Jamshed, who first told us to go then called us back and made us do sit-ups,” she said.
Her sibling added that they were needy individuals. “Who can we even dare to take action against,” he said.
‘Conspired to stigmatize the police’
The Ghalib Market police headquarters house official (SHO) rejected that any of his subordinates were associated with the episode, saying rather that “someone conspired to defame the police [in response to] an operation against the hotel mafia”.
“No official from Ghalib Market police station was involved” in the occurrence, the SHO stated, asserting that the “footage of the boy and girl was made on purpose near the police van”.
The cop added that specialists were exploring the occurrence and would soon “reveal the facts”.