Six owners of drug de-addiction centre booked on torture charges

A criminal case was on Wednesday registered against six owners of a drug de-addiction centre at Khosa Pando village in the district on charges of torturing an inmate.

Last Updated: Mar 02, 2011, 13:37 PM IST

Moga: A criminal case was on Wednesday
registered against six owners of a drug de-addiction centre at
Khosa Pando village in the district on charges of torturing an
inmate.

Gurdial Singh was admitted to the centre about three
months back. During his stay at the centre, Singh was
allegedly tortured by the owners, police said.

When his relatives came to know about the torture,
they got him hospitalised in local civil hospital.

After recording the statement of Singh, police had
registered a case of illegal confinement and torture under
various sections of the IPC against the owners of the
centre.

PTI