Gujranwala Police’s “third degree” torture kills a Christian

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A Pakistani Christian dies owing to inhuman torture by police, local Christians infuriated by the vicious behaviour of police.

According to details, a Pakistani Christian namely Liaquat Masih had been hooked by the police on charges of theft. As details reveal Liaquat was subjected to a third degree torture which led to his death.

The incident reportedly took place in Pakistan’s city Gujranwala. Mr. Watson Saleem Gill told the media that Liaquat Masih was arrested by the police and locked in Gujranwala’s Cantonment Police Station. Police applied inhumanly cruel torture on Liaquat Masih, to which he succumbed. He alleges that police exhibited hostility towards the Christian based on his religious background.

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As soon as the news of this incident spread, the local Christians became furious and staged a protest against the brutality of police. The angry protesters blocked the Grand Trunk Road (G.T. Road) demanding justice for victimized Christian family.

However, when the situation worsened police resorted to disperse the protesting Christians by apply tradition torture (laathi charge) by bashing the Christians with stick and beat Christian men and women alike.

News is that as a result of the laathi charge, about six Christian women who had been protesting were wounded while at the same time seven Christian youngsters were booked by the police. What is more, the Christians are now receiving threats of dire consequences if they press for charges against the alleged police personnel responsible for the death of Liaquat Masih.

Gujranwala Police kills a Pakistani Christian

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Posted by Christians in Pakistan on Friday, 15 January 2016