World / Mob lynching on 'blasphemy' in Pakistan, police station attacked, man beaten then burnt alive

Zoom News : Feb 11, 2023, 07:07 PM
Islamabad. A man was killed by a mob in Pakistan on charges of blasphemy. According to the information received, a person was burnt alive after mob lynching on charges of alleged blasphemy in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib. The surprising thing is that this mob attacked the police station and killed the accused of blasphemy. After this incident, DSP, SHO of Nankana Sahib was suspended.

Earlier, a similar incident had come to light in Pakistan a few months ago when a Sri Lankan manager was brutally burnt alive in Sialkot on charges of alleged blasphemy. According to Pakistani media, a mob of hundreds attacked a police station in Nankana Sahib on Saturday.

According to Pakistani media, this man was accused of witchcraft by pasting his ex-wife's picture on religious papers. After which he was kept at Warburton Police Station.

The mob first thrashed a person taken into police custody and then set him on fire. Several videos of this incident are going viral on social media, in which hundreds of people are seen storming the police station while raising slogans. In a video of the incident, the gate of the police station is seen closed and people are climbing one on top of the other and entering from the place above the gate. Not only adults but children are also seen in the video.

Taking cognizance of this incident, Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahbaz Sharif has ordered an inquiry. In a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office, it has been said that why the police did not stop the violent mob? Along with this, instructions have also been given to the administration to ensure the rule of law. The Prime Minister has said that the restoration of peace and law and order was the first priority for the responsible officials but this did not happen. It was also said that no one should be allowed to influence the law.