Forensic report confirms that Salahuddin suffered torture before his death
Salahuddin was tortured on seven different places, he might have electric shocks, and some poisonous item used on him.
According to the forensic report, Salahuddin died at the hands of police due to physical and mental torture.
Death due to combined effects of ante-mortem injuries, inhalation abuse, restrictive lung disease and neurogenic shock: Forensic report
According to a forensic inspection of the samples that were collected from his body, Salahuddin died at the hands of police due to physical and mental torture.
A latest forensic report released on Tuesday, which said that Salahuddin was mentally and physically tortured before his death. As the report says, “torture marks were present on his arm and left part of the stomach, whereas, blood clots were also found on the other parts of his body due to torture”.
The Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) further confirmed that Salahuddin died due to custodial torture. PFSA reports confirm that Salahuddin was tortured on seven different places, he might have electric shocks, and some poisonous item used on him.
The postmortem report of a victim was conducted by the medical board and they agreed that the marks on the body of Salahuddin were “ante-mortem (occurring before death) in nature and caused by blunt means — confirming ante-mortem physical violence”.
They further added that “Possibility of death due to combined effects of ante-mortem injuries, mentioned in the postmortem report, inhalation abuse, restrictive lung disease, and neurogenic shock cannot be ruled out”.
In the viral video, Salahuddin was seen making odd and unusual faces at the camera. He was robbing ATM in Faisalabad when caught on the camera. Two weeks ago, Rahim Yar Khan Police arrested him on the charge of ATM robbery.
After his death, the footage of police torture in custody went viral on social media. In one footage, he was seen pleading the authorities not to torment him any further. In addition, aggravating was the distress with which he solicited one from the authorities from where he had figured out how to torment prisoners.
Petition by Salahuddin’s father
Legal advisor, of Salahuddin’s parents, had said on September 11 that they had rejected a post-mortem examination report of Salahuddin. Moreover, he moved an application for the exhumation of the body for posthumous once again.
Afterward, the examination had restarted under another Investigation Officer (IO) on September 12 as Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) Zulfikar Hameed was given over the assignment to continue the test.