Rights panel summons Mohali police chief over singer’s torture charge
| Wednesday | 23rd October, 2019
Harshbab SinghChandigarh, October 22The Punjab State Human Rights Commission has summoned the Senior Superintendent of Police, Mohali, and his team in the case of alleged torture of Punjabi singer Elly Mangat in custody.
Mangat, who has been levelling allegations of third-degree custodial torture against the Mohali police, had approached the commission recently.
Mangat is said to have written to the Principal Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, Punjab, and the Mohali Civil Surgeon in this regard.
He alleged that the doctors in question had given false medical reports during three days of his police remand.
Manjit Singh, Civil Surgeon, Mohali, said, “Senior officials are reviewing the matter.
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