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SHO suspended for manhandling transgenders

Updated April 08, 2019

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Transgenders are seen in this file photo. — AFP/File
Transgenders are seen in this file photo. — AFP/File

KARACHI: The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), South Karachi, Sharjeel Kharal, has suspended the station house officer (SHO) of the Mauripur police station for allegedly manhandling transgenders.

The DIG South took the action after a video of a reported raid on a birthday party of a transgender near Hawkesbay went viral on social media, said a spokesperson for the DIG South on Sunday.

The DIG ordered an inquiry against the SHO of the Mauripur police station.

Published in Dawn, April 8th, 2019