How minorities and foreign nationals are treated in Pakistan, it probably does not need to be told. These include kidnapping and forcibly marrying daughters-in-law of minorities, converting them, destroying their religious places and oppressing men in various ways. One such case has come up in Sialkot, Pakistan. It is being told that a Sri Lankan citizen was beaten to death by a mob in Sialkot on Friday. The crowd did not stop here. He also burnt the body of the deceased Sri Lankan national. After carrying out this gruesome incident, the crowd left comfortably. After that the police reached there.
The deceased Sri Lankan national was named Priyantha Kumara and was posted as export manager in a factory in Sialkot. He had an argument with the workers of the factory over some issue which later turned violent. According to media reports, a Sri Lankan national was thrashed to death by a mob in Sialkot, Pakistan on Friday. The mob also burnt the body of a Sri Lankan national.
After the entire incident, a heavy police force was sent to the area to bring the situation under control. Sialkot district superintendent of police Omar Saeed Malik said that the name of the deceased Sri Lankan national was Priyantha Kumara. The incident took place on Wazirabad Road in Sialkot.
it is being told that Priyanta Kumara was working as an export manager in a factory here. A dispute started with the export manager Priyanta Kumara regarding some issue of the factory workers. After this the mob turned violent and attacked Priyanta. The mob thrashed Priyanta to death and burnt the body. Videos shared on social media showed hundreds of men and young boys present at the spot.
Taking cognizance of the murder, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has termed it as a sad incident. At the same time, Sialkot Police spokesperson said that we will issue a detailed report after thorough investigation of the matter. Chief Minister Buzdar has summoned a report from the Inspector General of Police, Sialkot and ordered a high-level inquiry into the matter.
Chief Minister said that every aspect of this incident should be investigated and a report should be submitted needed. Strict action will be taken against those who take law into their own hands. Earlier, in 2010 a similar incident happened in Sialkot, which shook not only Pakistan but the world. In that incident, the angry mob declared two brothers as dacoits in the presence of police and thrashed them to death.