Sialkot lynching: 40 extra recognized by movies, cellular information

Sialkot lynching: 40 extra recognized by movies, cellular information


Eight extra key suspects will likely be produced earlier than the anti-terrorism court docket in Gujranwala at the moment

By Web Desk

December 08, 2021

SIALKOT: Police are tracing suspects concerned within the horrific homicide of Sri Lankan manufacturing unit supervisor Diyawadanage Don Nandasri Priyantha in Sialkot by CCTV footage, cellular information and a biometric attendance system put in within the manufacturing unit.

Sharing the main points about progress within the ugly homicide’s investigations, the police stated 40 extra suspects have been recognized within the lynching case. So far, 35 key suspects amongst 140 folks have been arrested within the case, stated the police officers.

Physical remand of 15 out of 27 arrested key suspects have been obtained from the court docket, the police stated, including that eight extra key suspects within the case will likely be produced earlier than the anti-terrorism court docket in Gujranwala at the moment. 

The incident

The foreigner, Diyawadanage Don Nandasri Priyantha Kumara, was working as a supervisor at a personal manufacturing unit in Sialkot. Last week, he was lynched by a mob after being accused of blasphemy.

The ugly incident was dubbed by PM Imran Khan as “a day of shame for Pakistan”.

Workers of a garment trade, situated on Sialkot’s Wazirabad Road, had alleged that the foreigner had dedicated blasphemy. He was subsequently lynched and his physique was set ablaze. The mob had additionally vandalised the manufacturing unit and blocked site visitors, in keeping with the police.

Govt to implement ‘complete technique’ to curb incidents like Sialkot 

On December 6, the federal authorities had determined to implement a complete technique to curb violence after a mob lynched the Sri Lankan nationwide.

The determination to implement the technique got here throughout a gathering chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, the place the general safety scenario within the nation got here underneath assessment, an announcement from the PM’s Office had stated.

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Jawed Bajwa, National Security Advisor Dr Moeed Yousaf, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar, senior navy and civil officers have been in attendance.

“The meeting expressed serious concern over the cruel act of killing of Sri Lankan national Mr Priyantha Diyawadanage in Sialkot and expressed the resolve to bring the perpetrators to justice,” the assertion had stated.


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