Nankana Sahib lynching case: Pakistani police arrest 12 suspects
Nankana Sahib: The Punjab Police in Pakistan on Sunday arrested 12 suspects over their alleged involvement in the lynching of a man accused of blasphemy in Nankana Sahib, media reports said on Monday.
The arrests were made after the investigation and identification of suspects through videos, said police in a statement as reported by The News International.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Saturday took notice of a mob lynching of a man over blasphemy allegations in Nankana Sahib, saying action would be taken against police officials who failed in their duty, the newspaper reported.
“No one is allowed to take the law into their hands,” Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had said in a statement.
Taking notice, Punjab Inspector General of Police Dr Usman Anwar suspended two senior cops for failing to prevent the mob lynching of a man over blasphemy allegations in Nankana Sahib.