Labourer abducted, tortured over failure to return loan


MIAN CHANNU: A labourer was abducted, humiliated and tortured upon failure to return Rs40,000 to influential money lenders in Talamba area of Mian Channu district.

The victim has claimed that he was forced into an outhouse by five people where he was tortured. He added that the accused shaved his head, moustache and eyebrows before applying black lubricant on his face. Later, he was allowed to leave.

According to the victim, he was tortured because he failed to return the money he had taken from the accused as a loan. He had also filed a plea to local police which proved ineffective.

He also claimed that the accused were threatening him with dire consequences.

Talking to a private media outlet, Talamba station house officer (SHO) Farrukh Sajjad related that raids were being conducted to arrest the accused. He added that an FIR will be filed after the arrest have been made.

“The investigation will be carried out on merit after the arrest of the nominated people,” he added.



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