KARACHI: Famous Islamic scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani on Saturday condemned the incident in Sialkot during which a mob lynched a Sri Lankan manufacturing facility supervisor, saying that it has “disgraced” Pakistan and the Muslim Ummah.
A day earlier, Diyawadanage Don Nandasri Priyantha, who had been working as a supervisor at a personal manufacturing facility on Wazirabad Highway in Sialkot, was tortured to demise and his physique set on fireplace by a mob over allegations of blasphemy.
In a message on social media, the previous decide of the Federal Shariat Courtroom stated that blasphemy is an especially heinous crime but it surely requires equally robust proof to show it.
“Taking it upon oneself to put accusation and mete out punishment in a barbaric and haram method has no justification in any respect,” Mufti Taqi stated.
The incident has shocked the nation with prime authorities functionaries and senior politicians condemning the incident.
In an announcement on Twitter, PM Imran Khan promised to deliver all these concerned within the incident to the guide.
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Briefing the media on the progress made within the case thus far, Particular Assistant to Chief Minister on Info Hasaan Khawar stated no less than 118 folks have been arrested for the cold-blooded homicide.
Police have recognized 13 “key suspects” allegedly concerned within the assault with the assistance of different managers of the manufacturing facility the place the incident occurred. The suspects have been shifted to an undisclosed place for additional investigation.
Khawar stated the suspects had been arrested with the assistance of 160 movies that yielded 12 hours of footage.
He stated the provincial authorities has shaped 10 groups to arrest all suspects concerned within the homicide.
The Sri Lankan supervisor had already died when police obtained the primary phone name concerning the incident, he stated.
The spokesperson stated police and the civil administration will take the investigation to its logical finish.
He revealed that the Sri Lankan nationwide had been dwelling alone within the nation.
Talking on the event, IG Punjab stated police negligence was not an element within the brutal homicide.
He stated the district police officer (DPO) and a superintendent of police (SP) needed to attain the crime scene on foot as roads had been blocked within the space on that day.