NOWSHERA, 8 August: District Police Officer (DPO) Nowshera Wahid Mehmood has suspended the station house officer (SHO) of Risalpur Police Station over charges of torturing a citizen.

The DPO said the SHO was suspended over torturing a citizen, Shakeel, a resident of Rashkai area, in the police station. He said Shakeel was accused of helping the criminals flee when police were preparing to arrest them.

Wahid Mehmood said departmental action has been ordered against the SHO. He also called upon the general public to help the police in arresting the criminals.