Delhi: Backbone broken in police custody for calling helpline, Muslim youth needs now spinal surgery

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Wasim Khan, a 29 year old living in capital New Delhi, was taken to Fatehpur Beri Police Station to give a witness statement and was brutally beaten with lathis after he had simply called to PCR number 100 to settle the dispute between two youths in his locality.

The incident occurred on the evening of May 18.

“Even after giving the statement, I was not allowed to go home. I was taken to a separate room and brutally beaten by three policemen for about two and a half hour,” Khan who was lying in bed at his Chhatarpur home, told Media.

Wasim Khan told Media that the three policemen sub-inspector Satender Guliya, head constable Praveen and constable Jitender who attacked him also used anti-Muslim slurs.

In line with a compliant by Khan against accused policemen, whereas brutally attacking Khan, policemen used anti-Muslim slurs: “Bh*****d, ab karega call? Karega call 100 number par? Tum logon ne naak mein dum kar rakha hai, Mullon saalon (S*****-f****r, now tell us whether you’ll call? Will you dare to call 100? You have created a nuisance, you bloody Mullahs).

“After two and a half hours, I returned to home in a really serious ache. I took painkillers before sleep,” Khan mentioned.

In line with the copies of CT scan, MRI scan and digital skiagram accessed by Media  injuries to Khan’s backbone, include a fracture on the vertebra and a “small, detached bone fragment.”

“1) Fracture of the tip of proper transverse technique of L3 vertebra. 2) Minimal spondylolisthesis of L5 over Si vertebral physique, together with bony defects in pars interarticularis (spondylolysis) of L5 vertebra on each side,” learn the CT scan report.

“MRI scan has revealed contusion associated myofascial hyperintensities on T2 weighted photographs in posterior paraspinous area on proper aspect — probably with fracture of the tip of transverse technique of L1-L2-L3 vertebrae, which can be confirmed by CT scan. There appears break in pars intraarticularis with out listhesis at L5-S1 stage, which can be confirmed by acceptable radiographic projections,” learn the copy of MRI scan.

Demanding strict motion in opposition to the three accused cops, Khan wrote in his grievance letter that “the custodial torture on me by the three cops is just not solely a gross violation of my human rights but it surely has affected the huge magnitude of my life… these accidents might have brought on my demise. Due to this fact, the three cops SI Satender Gulia, Praveen and Jitender needs to be punished by registering a case in opposition to them below the Indian Penal Code 308, 326,331, 342, and 348”.

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