Position holder student in Gujranwala refuses to receive gold medal over police torture

Gujranwala: A topper student of the Intermediate premedical refused to receive gold medal from Punjab Education Minister Shujaur Rehman over police torture.

Assad Mehmood, who secured 1017 number in intermediate premedical exam, on Saturday refused to receive gold medal in front of TV cameras and started crying.

When inquired about his refusal he said that he along with other family  members were tortured by police and was kept in illegal custody at the behest of IG Motorway Police Zafar Abbas Luk. He said that he would not receive the gold medal in protest against the police atrocities.

The minister tried to calm the student and said that transparent inquiry would be conducted  into the allegations.