Amritsar youth dies in police custody

The Hush Post: Tension prevailed outside Verka police station Amritsar here today after a youth, picked up for interrogation, died in police custody. The youth, along with some of his friends was picked up by the police on Friday evening in connection with sale of drugs. He died under mysterious circumstances in the wee hours of Saturday.

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Tension gripped the area as the news about the youth’s death reached his family members. Suspecting foul play they started gathering around the police station. Sources, say that the deceased youth was a drug addict and was accused of selling drugs.

Meanwhile, the police have released the other youths who had been taken into custody along with the deceased boy. The police have not revealed anything about the case as yet. Also, the relatives haven’t been told as to where the youth’s body is. PPS trainee, Jaspreet Singh is the in charge of the police station.

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