RPO Sheikhupura Babar Sarfaraz says that the accused who was killed after being tortured by the agitators from Nankana police station War Burton had been arrested earlier on the charge of desecration of sacred documents.
RPO Sheikhupura Babar Sarfaraz while talking to the media said that the accused Waris was involved in a similar desecration incident in 2019, the police arrested the accused, he was released in 2022, the accused again this morning. Committed desecration of sacred documents.
Babar Sarfraz said that the accused was caught and tortured by the villagers, the police took the accused into custody and transferred him to the police station, the angry crowd started pushing and entered the police station with the help of stairs, the mob snatched the accused from the police. He was taken out of the police station and tortured to death.
RPO Sheikhupura said that the angry people also tried to set fire to the body of the accused, the police stopped the angry mob from setting fire and dispersed them and took the body into their custody.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has also taken notice of the incident and has ordered an investigation into the incident while Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi has sought a report of the incident from IG Punjab.