Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took notice of a mob lynching of a man over blasphemy allegations in Nankana Sahib.
According to details Premier Shehbaz orders strict action against police officials who “failed in their duty”.
The prime minister took notice of the incident after videos circulating on social media showed a man was beaten to death by a mob over alleged blasphemy.
Prime Minister said in a statement that “No one is allowed to take the law into their hands,”. He has also summoned a report from the Police officials and Concerned authorities.
Meanwhile, IG Punjab Police Dr. Usman Anwar suspended two senior cops for failing to prevent the mob lynching of a man over blasphemy allegations in Nankana Sahib.
The police in a statement said that Punjab Inspector General Dr. Usman Anwar has suspended Nankana Sahib Circle Deputy Superintendent of Police Nawaz Waraq and Warburton Station House Officer Feroz Bhatti.
The IG Punjab further directed the Internal Accountability Branch Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Syed Muhammad Amin Bukhari and Special Branch DIG Raja Faisal to reach the incident location and submit an inquiry report within 24 hours.
“Strict departmental and legal action will be taken against those responsible for the incident,” the IG asserted.
The videos circulating on social media showed that hundreds of charged people stormed a police station, assaulted a man in police custody until he died, and then torched his body.