A 90 year old Hindu Pakistani citizen was mercilessly beaten up for eating rice 40 minutes before the Ramzan Iftar, reports indiatimes.
In a brutal case of intolerance, old Hindu man was brutally beaten until he was left bleeding that too by a police constable in Pakistan for eating and selling food just 40 minutes before Iftaar outside his house in Ghotki. Publicly eating or drinking during Roza hours is banned in Pakistan.
After aggressive campaigning on social media by Indian and Pakistani influencers on social media, the policeman , the IG of Sindh Police ordered the arrest of Ali Hussain after the family of Gokal Das posted pictures of the octogenarian who was beaten and bruised badly.
— Ayaz Buriro (@AyazBuriroPPP) June 11, 2016
Bakhtawar Bhutto, daughter of the former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto wrote on Twitter.
The policeman named Ali Hassan was reportedly arrested on charges of torturing and injuring Gokal Das. The complaint was filed by Vindod Kumar, grandson of victim Gokal Das. It was after social media outcry that local Inspector General Sindh A.D. Khawaja took notice and ordered immediate action.