Blasphemy accused burnt to death in Nankana Sahib in latest mob lynching

Blasphemy accused burnt to death in Nankana Sahib in latest mob lynching

LAHORE – Another lynching incident was reported in Pakistan today where a man was beaten to death by a mob over alleged blasphemy, it emerged on Saturday.

The heinous incident comes months after a mob tortured and burned a Sri Lankan manager in Sialkot over alleged blasphemy in a horrific attack that brought shame to fifth most populated country.

The recent incident took place in Nankana Sahib where hundreds of charged people stormed a police station, assaulted a man in police custody until he died, and then torched his body. Graphic clips on social media show scores of people chanting slogans, and barging into a local police station.

Initial reports suggest that the man was in police custody when the angry mob rushed to the area.

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, the provincial administration sought a report from concerned officials while SHO and another official were suspended over the incident.