MLA demands probe by SIT into torture of youth by Police

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Apr  19:  Coming down heavily on the Police for alleged third degree torture of  Akhtar Hussain, son of Ali Mohammad Hajam, resident of  Keshwan village of  Thakrie, Kishtwar district, the vice president PCC and MLA Inderwal, Ghulam Mohammad Saroori demanded an inquiry into the role of few police officials in a gruesome crime.
While talking to media persons  at Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu, Saroori said injuries suffered by Akhtar Hussain is during interrogation in police custody at Kishtwar Police Station. He was picked up by Police in connection with the missing person from Sarawan namely ,Tariq Hussain son of Ghulam Rasool  and added that this is nothing but creating terror among common masses.
Saroori said that he (Akhtar Hussain) was picked up by the police on March 18 from Keswan village and was released on  April  7 and again on  April 11, he was picked up for the interrogation. When Akhtar Hussain became unconscious in Police Station Kishtwar the worried police officials shifted him to the District Hospital Kishtwar where doctor referred him to GMC, Jammu.
MLA Inderwal also visited the GMC Hospital Jammu to see the Akhtar Hussain, his condition is serious. He called upon the Government to constitute the Special Investigation Team to probe the allegations and fixed the responsibility on guilty Police officers involved in this act. He also demanded Judicial probe into the matter.