Inmate found dead in Sheikhupura lock-up

By: News Desk      Published: 12:41 PM, 30 Jan, 2021
Inmate found dead in Sheikhupura lock-up

An accused named Taimur allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to a roof with the help of a bedsheet in Safdarabad Police Station’s bathroom, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

He was detained by the police for an alleged illegal weapon custody case. However, the victim's family claimed that Taimur did not commit suicide rather he died of police torture.

A Sheikhupura Police spokesman said the dead body of the accused, a resident of Dhaban Kalan village, was shifted to DHQ for post-mortem. 

DPO Sheikhupura Ghulam Mubashir Mekan took notice of the incident and ordered SP Investigation to inquire into the matter immediately.