Five cops suspended for torturing women in Faisalabad

Higher police authorities took serious action and suspended five policemen who entered the houses and tortured women in Faisalabad after protests against loadshedding.

It should be mentioned that frustrated with the unannounced and prolonged loadshedding residents of various areas of Faisalabad took to streets on Tuesday and held violent protests.

The police to disperse the enraged protestors, fired tear shells which led to clashes and in return they pelted stones at police.

Protestors also burnt tyres and blocked several roads of Faisalabad while police used baton charging to disperse them.

Police also entered houses of several residents of the city with the intention to make arrests. The police also assaulted women and used profanity. When the matter was raised at the highest level, the authorities suspended five personnel for entering houses illegally.

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