A Pakistani journalist has demanded a judicial investigation into the torture and humiliation he confronted by the hands of leaders of the Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Talking on the press convention on Friday, Saifullah Jan, member of the governing physique of the Charsadda Press Membership, stated that the PTI leaders, together with Abdullah, his brother Fahim, Zakat Committee chairman Iftikhar and different armed males, forcibly took him to the PTI’s workplace in Charsadda Bazaar, the place he was allegedly stripped bare and tortured, The News Worldwide reported.
He additional stated that the leaders had additionally made a video of him whereas being bare. He was let go solely after public strain, the scribe stated.
The journalist additionally stated that although District Police Officer Mohammad Shoaib had ordered the cops on the Sardari Police Station to register the case as per the regulation the police used “delaying techniques and didn’t embody the related sections of the regulation within the FIR”.
The scribe identified that although his leg was fractured as a result of torture the police wrote within the FIR that he has suffered minor accidents.
As per the criticism, 5 names of the PTI have been registered. Nonetheless, Saifullah stated, the police eliminated Iftikhar’s identify, who’s the primary accused within the case.
Whereas urging the chief justice of the Peshawar Excessive Court docket to look into the matter, the journalist stated that the police didn’t press costs towards the accused and the native court docket granted bail to them, The News Worldwide reported.