Woman dies of alleged police torture in Sargodha

SARGODHA: A 55-year-old woman died due to alleged police torture in Sargodha on Saturday.

According to details, the woman aged 55 lost her life in an adjoining village of 120 South in Sargodha when policemen allegedly subjected her to torture. The relatives and family members of the deceased woman protested with her dead body at DHQ Chowk.

According to the victim’s neighbours, the son of the deceased woman had married a girl out of love and police had raided her house to arrest him. In failing to recover her son, police allegedly tortured his mother who succumbed to the brutality and couldn’t survive.

The relatives of the woman alleged that police had filed the case after five years on political pressure.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Shairf took notice of the death of a 55-year-old woman. The chief minister has sought a report from the RPO and ordered an investigation into the incident.