Protests over video of Afghan man being stripped



Protests erupted in Pakistan's Peshawar on Friday against police brutality, days after a video surfaced on social media showing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police abusing and stripping an Afghan national naked while filming the ordeal.

Demonstrators gathered outside Tehkal Police Station and shouted slogans against officials on Friday, according to a report. They also pelted stones and caused damage to CCTV cameras in the vicinity and set a motorcycle alight.

This was the second day for the protests against the police. Speaking to, SP Saddar Circle AS Khalid said that the situation was brought under control shortly after protesters gathered. "Some youngsters were trying to disturb law and order," he said.

Officials used tear gas to disperse the protesters, who were later spotted rinsing their eyes and face with water. "We are protesting to demand justice for the victim," said 20-year-old Ahmed Khan. Protestors also gathered outside the provincial assembly's building and staged a demonstration against police torture. In order to disperse the protesters, officials used tear gas. man
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