A man named Amir Masih was killed in the custody of Punjab Police on September 3. Masih’s family alleged that he had been killed by Punjab Police and demanded an inquiry into his death to be initiated. n closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage, two Police officers can be seen dragging Masih into a hospital on a motorcycle. Later, the policemen can be seen bringing Masih out of the hospital in a wheelchair and putting him in a cab.
Punjab Inspector-General Arif Nawaz Khan took notice of the incident and removed the investigation officer Zeeshan and arrested five other officers.
Masih’s post-mortem report reveals, which states there were torture marks on different parts of his body. According to the post-mortem report, there were torture marks on both of Masih’s hands and feet along with his back. The report further said his ribs were also broken.
Punjab Chief Minister Punjab Usman Bazdar has taken notice of the incident, ordered the DPO to be removed from the post and made a judicial commission.