RAHIM YAR KHAN: A person who was arrested in Rahim Yar Khan after the video of his ATM theft went viral handed away in police custody on Sunday.
The accused, Salahuddin, gained social media infamy for the video of his ATM theft in Faisalabad which confirmed him protruding his tongue at surveillance cameras.
He was arrested on Friday whereas trying to interrupt open one other ATM machine in Rahim Yar Khan. At first, Salahuddin pretended to be deaf and mute however ultimately confessed to his legal actions.
Based on officers, Salahuddin’s conduct in custody was extremely uncommon and he turned unwell throughout a spell of erratic behaviour.
They claimed he was rushed to the Sheikh Zayed Hospital for emergency care however handed away en route.
The Rahim Yar Khan police stated Salahuddin’s autopsy could be carried out at Sheikh Zayed Hospital. They claimed his loss of life was almost definitely on account of cardiac arrest however the precise trigger could be revealed after the post-mortem.
Custodial deaths are nonetheless rampant throughout the nation as authorities stay restricted to beauty efforts.
In Punjab’s capital, Lahore, a spike in latest custodial deaths has raised questions marks over procedures adopted at lock-ups.
A person named Shan, aka Shani, accused of theft, died below mysterious circumstances whereas the custody of the Decrease Mall police.
In a separate incident, an alleged baby molester arrested by the Akbari Gate Operations Police was discovered hanged in his cell. The suspect reportedly tied one finish of his shirt to the window bars of the cell and hanged himself with the opposite.
Furthermore, 15-year-old Aqib, accused of homicide, additionally allegedly dedicated suicide in CIA Cantt police custody. In one other incident, Yasir Butt, accused of theft and theft, was allegedly killed in a brawl that broke out whereas he was within the custody of the Township police.
Moreover, Allah Rakha Shehzad, aka Mithu, who was below investigation for drug peddling, died on account of alleged police brutality in Green Town.