Video shows K-P cops beating, stripping a man for abusing the police

#JusticeForAmir trends on Twitter as social media expresses outrage over incident


KARACHI: A video of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) police officers manhandling and stripping a man for allegedly abusing the police has caused an uproar on social media.

The cops have reportedly been since suspended.

The video, which is said to have been released by the police, shows a man, named Amir, being harassed and humiliated. According to The Express Tribune, Amir is believed to be the head waiter at a marriage hall in Peshawar. 

Earlier, he was filmed at a private gathering abusing police officers allegedly in an intoxicated state. 

Many took to Twitter to express outrage over the incident and the hashtag #JusticeForAmir trended nationwide at the top spot. 

MNA Mohsin Dawar also tweeted about the incident, saying, “Shocked at the way Amir from Tehkaal is being treated by K-P Police. Should verbal irreverence towards Police high-ups be responded with such torture & humiliation?”

The Express Tribune reported that the four police officials involved in the incident have been suspended while the Peshawar SSP has assured that an investigation over the incident is underway.

 

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