WATCH: Who was Priyantha Kumara, Sialkot Incident Video Islamist mob in Pakistan burnt Sri Lankan man: The news is coming from Narowal, the furious workers of a garment factory in Sialkot on Friday tortured their Sri Lankan general manager to death when it comes to the allegations of blasphemy and set the body on fire, there has been a brutal killing and this has drawn widespread condemnation from the government officials and human right bodies. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Who was Priyantha Kumara?
The employees of Rajco Industries, located on Wazirbad Road, started a protest on the premises alleging that Priyantha Kumara, had committed blasphemy, as the information about the protest, three personnel of the Uggoki police reached the spot, the mob clearly outnumbered them which has made them silent spectators.
According to a local journalist, the district police chief was contacted numerous times on his mobile phone but he did not answer, the protestors suspended traffic on Wazirabad Road and were joined by all factory workers and a large number of locals, on seeing the mob gradually swell from a few dozen to hundreds, Mr. Kumara dashed to the roof.
There were shouting slogans, the charged protestors chased him, dragged him out on the road, and tortured him with kicks, stones, and iron rods, killing him on the spot, the mob then set the body on fire. It has been further stated by Naveed Iqbal that they transferred the body to Sialkot’s Allama Iqbal said that they transferred the body to Sialkot’s Allama Iqbal teaching Hospital immediately.
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There was an ambulance ad fire brigade were present on the spot during the protest, Mr. Kumara is a Sri Lankan Christian, he had been working at Rajco Industries for 10 years, Jabbar Khan and Mohammad Hafeez recalled that in the year 2010 two brothers were lynched by angry protestors owing to the incompetence of the police and failure to respond on time.
Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has taken the notice of the killing and he has demanded a report from the Chief Secretary and Punjab inspector general of police. “I am extremely shocked at the horrific Sialkot incident. I have instructed IG Police to thoroughly investigate it. No one is allowed to take the law into their hands. Rest assured, individuals involved in this inhumane act will not be spared!!” this has been Tweeted by Usman Buzdar.
Police have managed to disperse the protestors from Wazirabad Road and reopen it for traffic, Gujranwala Commissioner Zulfiqar Ghumman and Regional Police Officer Imran Ahmar also reached the spot as part of the inquiry into the incident, there are going to be further details in the story in the coming days and weeks, we are going to be on our toes to provide you with further developments as soon as something comes under our radar regarding the story.