JKP SHO beats youth mercilessly, uploads ‘thrashing’ video on social media


Loran youth accuses SHO of cruelty, extortion

Poonch, Oct 11: A youth namely Mumtaz Ahmed son of Sultan Mohd resident of village Loran was allegedly beaten by SHO Loran in May 2017, the video of the incident has been circulated on social media by some unknown person. According to the video a police cop along with some locals of Loran is unrelentingly beating Mumtaz inside the police station Loran in the presence of then SHO, who forcefully is looking to direct police cop and locals to beat him.
Mumtaz , the victim said, police alleged upon him that he was involved in a kidnapping of a local girl who later was found from Shimla (HP). Mumtaz informed early times that the Said girl has admitted that Mumtaz was not involved in her kidnapping, but still SHO beat him.
Mumtaz further alleged that then SHO was demanding rupees three lakh from him to bail him out but he was not able to pay so much money. He further said that then SHO has threatened him that if he didn’t pay the money, he will face dire consequences.
While contacted, SSP Poonch Rajive Pandey (IPS) assured for investigation of the matter and necessary action.