66 booked for ‘torture’ of four Christians

Sun Online Desk

20th May, 2021 08:41:49 PM printer

66 booked for ‘torture’ of four Christians

OKARA: Saddar police on Sunday registered a case against 66 people, 20 of them unidentified, for allegedly torturing four members of a Christian community over a ‘trifle’ at village 5A/4L.

The case was registered on the complaint of Mangta Masih under sections 452, 354, 427, 337L2, 148 and 149 of the PPC.

As per the first information report, the complainant said on May 14, he along with Imran, Emanual and Shahroz Masih was cleaning Church main gate in the village street when motorcyclist Khalil came there, allegedly started abusing and asked them to stop spreading dust.

He said after some time Khalil, Imran, Munir, Jeeja, Nadeem and Hamza armed with weapons and rods allegedly attacked them, causing injuries to them.

Mangta said next day (May 16) as many as 66 people entered his house and allegedly tortured his sister-in-law (brother’s wife) and pelted the house with bricks.

The injured persons got medico-legal certificates and conducted X-rays and thereafter police registered a case against 66 people.

THEFT: Thieves took away ceiling fans, furniture, air conditioners and other valuables from 15 chambers of lawyers Mahr Zakir Hussain, Rana Shakil Ahmad Sulehria, Chaudhry Ghulam Mustafa Sadiq and Chaudhry Muhammad Irfan Rubera during Eid holidays.

A Saddar police team visited the chambers and conducted geo-fencing.

Source: Dawn