PESHAWAR, 3 October: Azmat, a resident of Mardan district has demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Pervez Khattak and Inspector General Police Nasir Khan Durrani to take action against Paar Hoti Station House Officer(SHO) for keeping him in illegal custody for 27 days without any charges.
Addressing a press conference in Mardan Press Club, Azmat said that he had sent a written complaint against the SHO of Paar Hoti to Police high ups. “Consequently, the SHO kept me in custody for 27 days without any charge. He also severally tortured me during the captivity.” He alleged.
When contacted by TNN, the officials at the Paar Hoti police station showed ignorance of the case. “Neither we have any information about the case nor it has happened in the premises of this police station,” said a Muharar.