FAISALABAD    -   A torture cell, being run al­legedly by two constables to interrogate the accused, was unearthed in tehsil Jarran­wala on Wednesday.

A police constable was caught red-handed torturing an accused, while the other constable run away along with two private persons from the scene.

A handcuffed man was re­covered from the cell, set up by the policemen in Bilal Ganj area, in the limits of Jarran­wala police station. SHO Jar­ranwala City Police Umar Da­raz said the torture cell was set up in the house of a con­stable, Talha Siddique, which was unearthed on the infor­mation provided by a citizen.

The police arrested Con­stable Muhammad Safdar (6644) when he was tortur­ing a citizen Tayyab Hayyat. However, another constable, Talha Siddique (1965), along with two private persons, namely Rana Mansoor Bilal and Jagga Gujjar, managed to flee from the scene.

He said that police have reg­istered a case against police personnel and two other per­sons and started legal action.

Meanwhile, CPO Umar Saeed Malik has taken no­tice of the incident and di­rected SP Jarranwala Irtaza Kameel to complete the in­vestigation.