Armeena Khan raises voice on custodial death of Salahuddin
LAHORE – Amid the unfortunate custodial death of Salahuddin Ayubi, whole nation raised voice against the police violence on innocent where Pakistani star Armeena Khan also raised voice for the innocent soul.
Janaan actress took to Twitter and expressed, “They basically murdered a real life person like #bhola from #ranjharanjhakerdi, the television play. Salahuddin clearly had mental health issues. #JusticeforSalahuddin”
#JusticeforSalahuddin has been trending in the country where many are seeking justice for the mentally disabled man from the Gujranwala.
A few days ago, in a video that went viral on social media, the man can be seen stealing from an ATM after breaking open a machine in Faisalabad and sticking his tongue out in jest at both the camera in the corner of the booth and the one installed in the machine itself.
On Aug 30, the man once again entered an ATM booth – this time in Rahim Yar Khan – and was in the process of breaking the machine’s exterior when he was caught red-handed by other customers.
Ayubi’s mischievous activities during a robbery had taken him to fame on social media.
A case was registered against the accused thief under Sections 411 (dishonestly receiving stolen property), 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees), 454 (lurking house trespass or house-breaking in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment) and 380 (theft in dwelling, house, etc) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
On September 2, a case has been registered against police officials after a citizen involved in ATM robberies was found dead during police investigations.
As per details, SHO, SI, ASI and other police officials involved in investigation process are named in the case. The family of ATM thief Salahuddin has moved towards their ancestral village with the dead body.
The lawyer of Salahuddin, Usama Khawar said his client was killed due to brutality of police officials. He said the FIR was registered after a delay of 40 hours. He said police performed autopsy of Salahuddin without our permission which is also a crime.
Father of Salahuddin said he will go to any extent if Justice did not prevail in this case.
It is pertinent to mention here that the father Salahuddin Ayubi of Gujranwala’s Kamonkay district, on Monday refused to receive the dead body of his son until registration of an FIR against policemen whom he accused of being involved in his son’s death.
Ayubi’s father, Afzal told the media that his son’s autopsy report hasn’t been issued by the hospital’s administration so far. He pleaded with higher authorities for justice.
According to policemen, Ayubi had some mental health issues and died as his health deteriorated under custody. They had told the media that he had been doing some ‘foolish things’ under police custody.
He had been rushed to a hospital when his health deteriorated, where doctors declared him dead upon arrival.
Police told the media that the actual cause(s) of his death would be ascertained after his autopsy report.