Udaipur : Three youths who were kept in a barrack at Kotwali police station of Banswara city sustained injuries allegedly after they messed up with each other for some unknown reasons. Sources claimed, they youths had been kept in custody illegally for more than three days and were being tortured by the police for getting their confession in different cases and hence they tried to commit suicide while the police authorities said the youths were arrested and kept in the barrack.
Three youths Akshay, Suresh and Ashish were brought to the civil hospital for treatment by the Kotwali police station on monday midnight. The youths told the reporters that police had caught the three of them in separate cases and were torturing them for getting confession. One of the youth Suresh said that he had met with an accident at Lodha and his gold chain was broken.
People took him to be a thief and informed the police which brought him to the station and have been torturing him since. Similarly another youth Akshay said that he tried to strangulate himself with trouser’s chain because the third degree torture was too much to bear. Medical experts who attended the youths said that they had several injuries on their bodies and even marks caused of sharp objects. However, Banswara SP KR Rawat refuted all allegations of torture and said that the accused had not been illegally held or tortured in custody, they were booked under various cases.