PML (N) worker tortured to death allegedly by PTI workers

PML (N) worker tortured to death allegedly by PTI workers

SIALKOT - In an unfortunate incident, a local PML-N worker has been reportedly killed allegedly by the PTI workers, local media has reported.

He was tortured to death allegedly by PTI workers for not supporting the PTI in July 25, 2018 general elections in Chak Baamnaan-Phalora, Pasrur tehsil on Monday.

According to police, a local PML-N worker namely M Imran (30) went out of his house on Monday when seven armed persons including five nominated accused comprising Khalid, Nasir, Zahid, Tariq and Rehman alias Kaifii brutally tortured Imran with hockey sticks, wooden sticks and iron rods as a ‘punishment’ for supporting the PML-N instead of the PTI in recently held general elections.

The accused fled away after throwing the brutality tortured victim near a local primary school for girls after considering him dead.

Imran was shifted to a local hospital but succumbed to his wounds on the way. Victim's brother Rizwan told the police that local PTI workers including Khalid, Nasir, Tariq, Sajid and Rehman tortured his brother Imran to death over a political row.

Meanwhile, Phalora police registered a case (No.256/2018) under sections 147, 149 and 302 PPC against seven accused including five nominated accused.