Lahore : A constable of Shadman police station allegedly tortured a poor wheelbarrow driver for not giving him free tea.

Affected citizen Ishaq says that he puts a tea wheelbarrow on Jail Road. Constable Mudassar Butt posted at Shadman police station drank free tea every day. One day when he refused to give tea, he started beating him. If not filled, he hit the butt of the pistol, injuring him.

The victim said that when the police did not take action, they applied to the area magistrate and he ordered a medical examination.

DIG Operations Sajid Kayani suspended Constable Mudassar Butt and directed KSP Model Town to conduct an inquiry.

DIG Operations says that action will be taken in the light of the inquiry report, abuse of citizens will not be tolerated in any case.