Jamshed Dasti’s medical exam suggests no torture contrary to MNA’s claims

  • No violence marks found on MNA's body: Medical Report
  • Toothache, chest pain experieneced by MNA not related to torture: Report
Pakistan

MUZAFFARGARH – A medical report of detained Awami Raj Party MNA Jamshed Ahmed Dasti issued by the Punjab Government revealed that no marks of violence were found during the MNA’s examination.


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The report revealed on Friday was prepared by a board of five doctors from District Headquarters Hospital who found there were no visible marks of violence on the MNA’s body, despite his claims.

Regarding Dasti’s complaints about a toothache and chest pain, the dental surgeon consulted during the examination said there are no marks of violence and the toothache being experienced by Dasti is not related to torture.

Similarly, the cardiologist consulted stated in the report that the MNA did not have “any active cardiac problem”.

The medical examination was ordered by the Punjab government after the legislator alleged that he was being subjected to torture and starvation by police.

MNA Jamshed Dasti subjected to forced starvation, torture by police

Earlier, on Thursday while talking to newsmen from the prison vain, Dasti urged the Chief Justice of Pakistan and Chief Justice Lahore High Court to intervene and help him get justice.

He claimed he was beaten up by the police and that rats and scorpions were often released into his jail cell as a means of torturing him.

Police had not given him food for six days and that he was being kept in solitary confinement, he claimed

He alleged that he was being framed and false cases had been registered against him.

Hours after the release of the video, the Chief Justice Lahore High Court took a Suo moto notice of the incident.

The LHC chief justice has demanded a report on the matter from the sessions judge Sarghoda and the anti-terrorism court.