PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday demanded that the independent panel – including former human rights minister Shirin Mazari, Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar of the PPP and Khawaja Saad Rafiq of the PML-N will be appointed to investigate “torture in detention”. of a prisoner party member Shahbaz Gill.
“These people have a point of view of view on torture that is independent of narration of their sides […] hence they should be responsible of to know events,” he said.
Gill, ex prime minister Imran Khan’s boss of employees, was arrested on August 9 in connection with registered FIR against his for alleged sedition among the armed forces. Authorities and PTI at odds over Gill’s tutelage after the politician was transferred to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) earlier this week over complaints of breathing problems.
On Friday, the Islamabad District and Sessions Court ruled second medical checkup of the PTI leader, who suspended the delivery until Monday over of Jill to the police for completion of his two-day arrest.
Meanwhile, PTI said Gill was subjected to “terrible torture.” behind bars. In a tweet yesterday, Imran claimed that party the leader was tortured “physically, mentally and sexually”.
On Friday, Imran arrived in Pims to meet with Gill, but the police did not give him permission. After that on a media say he announced rallies across the country in solidarity with his boss of employees.
talking to media faces outside at the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, Chaudhry declared that torture, whether physical or mental, should not be tolerated under any circumstances.
“I personally believe […] and this is not my party demand but my […] that independent panel should be shaped and tortured should be researched.
“And then the faces of those who tortured [Gill] and those who relayed his orders should be delivered forward in public”, – he said, turning to the Supreme Court with a request to take note of Incident.
The PTI leader indicated out that the supreme judiciary role in standing up against torture was extremely important.
“Judges of Islamabad Supreme Court should look at their magistrates and way They took stand against torture,” he said. “You give detention despite the evidence of torture. The supreme judiciary has no such mindset […] instead they believe in torture investigation first”.
He thanked the magistrate of Islamabad. for ruling that Gill’s medical reports did not reflect his physical condition and ordered that he should be moved back to Pims.
“Referee took brave decision despite pressure from many quarters. Supreme judiciary should learn from the lower judiciary,” Chaudhry said.
In addition, he claimed that PML-N wanted Gill should be left in police custody so that he can be forced to pass statement against Imran. “They are want tell him that these comments [passed on ARY News] in fact there were statements of Imran Khan.
“So, in this situation, we won’t [accept] any investigation by the Islamabad police,” said the PTI leader, reiterating his demand for independent panel.
He added that PTI will not be silent against torture. “We’re going to protest against treatment is dosed out today in Gill. main rally will be held out Imran Khan in Islamabad, but I also encourage people gather outside PTI division headquarters in all cities and talk up against this is.”
Separately, and Dawn Today’s announcement says Islamabad administration has denied permission for PTI to hold a rally in federal capital, stating that section 144 was in force in in city. However, PTI refused to comply with directives, and Chaudhry said the rally would proceed as planned.