Police personal allegedly tortured senior citizen

A Pakistani policeman searches a man in front of the national assembly during the address by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Islamabad on October 26, 2009, after security red alert on Constitution Avenue. Erdogan arrived on a three-day official visit to Pakistan from October 24 to discuss strengthen security, economic and trade relations. AFP PHOTO/Farooq NAEEM

A police official on Saturday allegedly tortured a senior citizen near Faizabad bus stand.

The police official deployed at a check post near Faizabad bus stand exchanged harsh words with a senior citizen and tortured him, locking him in the police station. The citizens took on the road against the incident and chanted slogans against the police.

Later, SSP Sajid Kiani took a notice and suspended the police official and released the senior citizen. The identity of citizen could not be ascertained immediately.