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Senator’s son arrested for torturing police personnel in Karachi

KARACHI: Police on Tuesday arrested a Senator’s son in a case pertaining to torturing and hindering police officer in the execution of their duties in Karachi, ARY News reported.

The Senator’s son is accused of torturing police personnel with his friends in Defence Housing Authority’s (DHA) Khayaban-e-Shehbaz area on Sunday. The video of the incident went viral on social media prompting IG Sindh to take notice of the incident.

According to ARY News correspondent, the police had arrested the prime suspect on Monday while Senator Islamudding Sheikh’s son Sanan Sheikh, who managed to evade the arrest, has been arrested today from Darakhshan area of the city.

The police had already registered a case against Sanan Sheikh and his friends under anti-terrorism act for torturing police police personnel and hindering their work.

A video of the incident which occurred on Sunday shows Sanan Sheikh and his friend hurling abuses  at a police officer named Babar before torturing him with an iron rod.

As a police party arrived to stop the duo from torturing police officer, Sanan and his friend also misbehaved with them and even tried to take them hostage.

The duo have been handed over to police’s investigation team for interrogation.

IG Sindh Kaleem Imam lauded Darakhshan police over the timely arrest of the suspects in the case.



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