Pakistan: Policeman who tortured Hindu Man, now in custody

, 12:12 AM IST

Islamabad: A police constable in Pakistan who tortured a Hindu man for selling edibles before Iftar, was arrested after Hindu man’s bleeding picture got viral on social media followed up by a social media campaign calling for justice for the old man.

According to the police, Ali Hassan, the policeman, posted in Ghotki district was arrested on the charges of torturing and injuring Gokal Das, an octogenarian, on Friday, Dawn online reported.

Vinod Kumar, Gokal Das’s grandson, registered an FIR against the policeman for assaulting the elderly man, a senior police official said.

As the pictures of Das with torture marks went viral on social media, Inspector General Sindh A.D. Khawaja ordered that justice must be served to the Hindu man.