Whosoever killed a person … it shall be as if he had killed all mankindQuran (5:32)
According to officials about the Sialkot incident, workers of a private factory on Wazirabad Road tortured and set fire to a non-Muslim foreign manager of a factory, Parantha Kumara, on blasphemy charges in Sialkot.
On the other hand, Punjab police have arrested more than 100 people, including the main accused involved in the Sialkot incident.
Footage shared on social media on Friday shows the burning body of a man surrounded by many people.
The foreign manager was killed for blasphemy charges, and his body was set on fire on the road.
The foreign manager of the factory was from Sri Lanka.
On the other hand, Punjab Police on Friday night said that in the Sialkot incident, police have arrested Farhan Idrees, one of the main accused involved in violence and provocation.
More than 100 people have been arrested, according to a statement on the police’s Twitter handle. “IG Punjab is overseeing the whole affair. Raids are being carried out to nab the remaining accused.”
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar has taken notice of the Sialkot incident and demanded a report from Inspector General of Police.
In a statement, Usman Bazdar said that every aspect of the incident should be investigated and a report should be submitted. “Those who take the law into their own hands will be prosecuted under the law.”
The Chief Minister said that no one can be allowed to take the law into his own hands. Legal action will be taken against the violators.
The Sialkot incident took place within the limits of Agoki police station in Sialkot. Agoki police official Ijaz told that the incident took place inside the factory.
This incident is being described as insulting and it is being said that the factory manager had desecrated a banner in the factory.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan condemned the Sialkot incident and tweeted: Let me make it clear that those responsible will be severely punished. Arrests continue.
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