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Mob beats factory manager to death in Sialkot, main culprit held

Mob beats factory manager to death in Sialkot, main culprit held
December 3, 2021 Web Desk

SIALKOT (92 News) – A violent mob beat a manager to death in Rajko Industries for allegedly hurting religious sentiments on Friday.

The violent people also ransacked the factory. Traffic was closed on Wazirabad Road and panic gripped the area after the gory incident.

The police have arrested the main culprit identified as Farhan Idrees who can be seen torturing the Sri Lankan manager and instigating violence in the video. Moreover, 100 people have been arrested whose role is being determined through CCTV footages. Raids are being conducted to arrest remaining accused.

DPO Umar Saeed said that they were investigating the incident.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has ordered investigations into the incident and sought a report from the IGP Punjab.

He said that no one will be allowed to take the law into his hand.

In a statement, Punjab Government Spokesperson Hassan Khawar said that the factory workers had killed a Sri Lankan national. "About 50 people have been arrested. CCTV footages are being collected to identify the culprit. We cannot allow such a nefarious game," he maintained.