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Islamabad: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan has rejected allegations of torture on PTI leader Shahbaz Gill in police custody.

At a press conference in Islamabad on Sunday, he said the PML-N opposed any form of torture. “Our government considers torture to be degrading and unconstitutional,” he said.

The Minister said story of torture on Shahbaz Gill is a drama to divert the attention from original matter.

He said an FIR was lodged against Shahbaz Gill as per law for instigating army officers and soldiers. He said state cannot tolerate such malicious conspiracies.

The Minister said Shahbaz Gill was produced before judicial magistrate within twenty four hours and he was absolutely fine and did not complain of torture. He said on 11th of this month medical board did not indicated any torture in its report. He said Shahbaz Gill was not tortured by Islamabad Police.

He said the PTI had launched a campaign against Ras Bella martyrs at the request of Imran Khan.

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