Rawalpindi-Saddar Bairooni police have arrested a man on charges of placing his son under severe torture at his house in Gorakhpur Village, informed a police spokesman on Tuesday. A case has also been registered against the man identified as Muhammad Yasir, he added.
A video went viral on social media showing a man beating his son black and blue on which City Police Officer Muhammad Ahsan Younas took immediate notice and directed SHO PS Saddar Bairooni Inspector Malik Allah Yar to trace out the accused, he said. A police team, led by Inspector Malik Allah Yar, managed to trace out the accused with help of human intelligence and rounded him up. The man was shifted to police station and locked up behind the bars, the spokesman mentioned. He said it was suggested during preliminary investigation that the father tortured his son for telling a lie with him. He said the police also sent the boy to hospital for carrying out his medical so that the man could be punished as per law.