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Police Arrested This Man For Having Long Hair, Are We ‘Hair-ing’ it Right?

Police Arrested This Man For Having Long Hair, Are We 'Hair-ing' it Right?

Abuzar Madhu is an artist and teacher from Pakistan. He was arrested by Punjab police, Lahore while looking for an auto at 3 AM.

The reason for arrest? His long hair. Yes, He spent a night in jail for having long hair. Abuzar spent the night at Model Town Police Station.

Police Arrested This Man For Having Long Hair, Are We 'Hair-ing' it Right?

His friend Natasha Javed, wrote the details of this incident on her Twitter:

She also mentions how the police approached him.

Despite showing all the documents, he forcefully sat in the van. The reason was his appearance, long hair, and being out in the road at 3 AM.

His bag got checked and he had to spend the night in Station. The Police wanted to teach him a lesson for having long hair.

He tried reaching people for legal help through Facebook. His phone was taken away soon after. His friends could reach out to him only the next day. However, he is out now.

 

Angered by the situation, Natasha spoke  about how people are misusing their power.

Accordingly, take a look at the whole thread here:

As a result , few students along with others came out in support of Abuzar.

 

Here we are, even today people are suffering at the hands of police brutality and harassment. So much time has passed but not much has changed. 

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