Free Press Journal

Pak Punjab CM visits tortured 10-year-old boy in Gujrat


Lahore: The Chief Minister of Pakistan’s Punjab Province, Shahbaz Sharif on Friday visited a 10-year-old boy, who was allegedly tortured by a landlord in Gujrat.

The boy has been admitted to the Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital, reports the Express Tribune.

Sharif ordered the Inspector General of Police of Punjab to investigate the incident immediately.

It maybe recalled that on July 15, a landlord, identified as Ghulam Mustafa, allegedly thrashed the boy, burnt him with scalding hot water and chopped off his arms, following a dispute with the victim’s father over electricity theft.

Upset over the delay in the registration of a First Information Report (FIR) against the culprit, Sharif reprimanded police officials.

He further dismissed the concerned Assistant Superintendent of Police and Deputy Superintendent of Police, besides the medical superintendent of the hospital.

Mustafa, who was arrested during a police raid, was presented before an anti-terrorism court today and sent on physical remand for ten days.