Elderly man tortured, abducted from courtroom.

Published date17 April 2024

DIJKOT -- An elderly man was abducted and tortured by 12 suspects right from the premises of a courtroom in Kotwali police station on Tuesday.

The perpetrators, including Irfan Ali, Ilyas, Ali Hasan, Ali Musa, Aoun Sultan Awan and Rana Shams, reportedly forced Maqsood Ahmed into a car and whisked him away to a lawyer's chamber in the district council. There, they subjected him to physical assault, including strikes with a plastic pipe, wirelock, and the butt of a rifle, before coercing him to sign ten blank promissory notes, eight stamp papers, and various other documents, all under duress and while being recorded.

The incident unfolded following a dispute...

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