Independent regulatory body stressed to probe torture cases


LAHORE:Continuing its national anti-torture campaign titled ‘#CriminalizeTorture’, Justice Project Pakistan (JPP) Sunday held a panel discussion at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in collaboration with student societies – Historical Society, Law and Politics Society and Hum Aahang. The panel titled ‘Criminalizing Torture: How Torture Corrupts the Justice System’ aimed to raise awareness on the issue of criminal cases, torture in police custody, wrongful convictions and the importance of anti-torture legislation.