An influential public figure’s security guards assaulted a young boy at the Saba Commercial Area in Karachi.
Najam, a teenager from Karachi’s posh neighborhood of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Phase 5, was publicly beaten up by a politician’s guards after he was unable to quickly give way for them to pass through.
According to the 18-year-old’s mother, the boy had simply gone to Darakhsan to get food and groceries for home.
She stated that the boy was held up by the vicious security guards and was allegedly beaten up in front of several witnesses and passerbys.
شاہ زین بگٹی کے گارڈز نے میرے بیٹے کو تشدد کا نشانہ بنایا ۔والدہ
گارڈز سامنے بیٹھے ہیں لیکن پولیس پکڑ نہیں رہی ۔والدہ
پولیس الٹا ہمیں پریشر دے رہی ہے ۔والدہ نجم
ایس پی کلفٹن سوہائی عزیز کی میڈیا سے بات چیت
بچے اور اس کی والدہ سے ملاقات ہوئی ہے
کراچی ۔۔۔#Karachi pic.twitter.com/cJl4vxOCb9
— کراچی والے (@KarachiWalay90) October 6, 2019
Najam’s mother revealed that the security guards worked for a National Assembly (MNA) member and head of the political party Jamhoori Watton Party (JWP), Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti.
According to the mother, there is evidence, which includes CCTV footage of Shahzain Bugti’s guard holding and threatening her child in public. She wishes that the authorities analyze the footage and take action against the assailants.
Source: HUM News
Police To Take Action
Despite the unlawful intimidation and violent tactics employed by the guards, Najam’s mother claimed that no action has been taken against anyone. She called the local authorities but they did not register any complaint.
A report has been filed to the Darakhsan police station, where superintendent (SP), Suhai Aziz, has addressed to the media of probing into the incident. If the police had not arrested the guards on the spot then strict action would be taken against those officers.