Woman gets husband arrested for torture in Sheikhupura

By: News Desk      Published: 02:01 PM, 31 Aug, 2021
Woman gets husband arrested for torture in Sheikhupura
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Anti-Harassment and Violence Wing of Punjab Police after receiving a call from a woman arrested her husband on Tuesday in Rachna Town Ferozawala in Sheikhupura for torturing her, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The woman after becoming a victim of her husband’s alleged torture approached the newly formed Anti-Women Harassment and Violence Cell of Police. 

DPO Sheikhupura Ahsan Saifullah said the Cell swung into action swiftly after receiving the woman's complaint and registered a case against her husband at Ferozwala Police Station and arrested the accused.

The victim woman was shifted to DHQ hospital for medical treatment.

Earlier, Punjab Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Inam Ghani ordered setting up an "anti-women harassment and violence cell." 

The "anti-women harassment and violence cell" will ensure a response is given to women’s complaints within 15 minutes, while lady police officers will be working as support officers in the cell, said IGP Ghani.