Five police personnel including Inspector booked for assaulting Former Rowdy sheeter at gun point

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

A 47-year-old Former Rowdy-Sheeter who has been arrested for assaulting police in February last year and arrested has filed a complaint against five police personnel of Siddapura police for allegedly assaulting him at gun point after being released from prison on October 19 .

After getting released from the prison,Mushtaq Pasha,approached the court with a private complaint and got the directions to register a case against,the then Inspector,PSI,ASI and two constables charging them under wrongful restrain,assault and criminal intimidation.

Mushtaq in his complaint alleged that he had applied for a permission to carry out a religious procession in his area.

The police summoned him to the station and denied permission citing covid guidelines in force.

The police also told him that he was a former rowdy-sheeter and granting permission will lead to law and order problem.

Heated argument ensued when Mushtaq objected to the remarks of calling him former rowdy-sheeter.

In the melee,PSI,Salman Aralikatti,pulled out his service revolver and punched him on his face at gun point,while the then police Inspector of Siddapura police station who is now posted at Wilson garden police station,A Raju, kicked him on his chest.

The other three policemen present at the station held him on either side while he was being assaulted.

Mushtaq further said that after being assaulted the police booked him under section 353 (assaulting government service while on duty) and 506 (criminal intimidation ) of IPC.

He was taken to the special court at Guru Nanak Bhavan,produced before the magistrate and remanded to judicial custody.

Mushtaq while being produced before the magistrate narrated the ordeal and while he was being escorted to the prison,the policemen again assaulted him in the vehicle .

After being released from the prison,Mushtaq Pasha with the help of advocate,approached the court and filed a private complaint and got the FIR registered at the same police station on October 19.

Earlier Salman Aralikatti,who had filed a complaint against Mushtaq accused him of manhandling the policemen at the station after getting angry for denying permission, and threatened the Inspector staff with dire consequences and threatened to create a law and order using his clout .

He also threatened the officers with dire consequences stating that he has experience of butchering the cattle and sheep and will the policemen also have the same fate,Mr.Salman said in his complaint .