Lahore policeman, who misbehaved with an elderly woman in a video, was suspended from duty on Wednesday.
A video shared by a user on social media brought into notice that Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Asif misbehaved and argued with an old woman sitting on a chair.
The shared video clip shows him shouting at the women and telling her asking ‘to keep her mouth shut’. He also threw away the stick that the woman was holding.
As being reported this incident took place outside Inspector General Punjab Arif Nawaz, where this woman had come to register her complaint.
This old lady shown in the video claims that her house is illegally possessed by the Riwind police station SHO and she wanted to register her complaint at the IG office.
The news of the police officer’s arrest was shared by Punjab government spokesman Dr. Shahbaz Gill on social media.
— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) 5 September 2019
This is not the first time, many incidents of Punjab Police brutality are being reported through social media, this latest viral video has sparked anger among the masses, demanding serious action to be taken.
As being reported, in the past week, three people; two in Lahore and one in Rahim Yar Khan, have died due to alleged torture by police officials.