KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman Pakistan People’s Party has condemned inhuman torture by Lahore police on two members of Christian community and made it clear that PPP won’t tolerate any form of inhuman torture against anybody.
“We are torchbearers of struggle for human rights in Pakistan and any inhuman treatment or torture to fellow citizens will be vehemently resisted,” PPP Chairman said in a statement.
According to reports, thirty-year-old Faraz Masih and forty-year-old Doya Masih were picked up by the investigation wing of the Lahore’s Shalimar police and subjected them to brutal forms of torture. While carrying out the investigations the Lahore police hung one of the men upside down with a bunk and tortured him inhumanely. The other was stripped naked and tortured.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said those involved in this vicious form of torture should not go scot-free and strong action should follow to check such incidents to happen again.
He made it clear that Christians are also equal citizens of the country and any injustice or brutality to them or other citizens of the country would never be tolerated.