NANKANA SAHIB, 11 February 2023 (TON): The Police confirmed, Waris Issa, who was arrested for desecration of the holy book has been murder by an angry mob. The mob stripped his clothes and dragged him in the streets before beating him to death. Most of the participants in the murder were young boys less than 18 years of age, instigated by a specific sectarian school of thought. As per one of the local resident Waris Eassa committed desecration of the holy book by pasting his ex-wife’s picture on holy books. As per the details Waris Eassa used to practice witchcraft and was also arrested in the past who had returned after spending two years in jail.
File Photo; Instigator Nankana Sahib Murder
The group whose followers murdered Waris Eassa on charges of desecration of the holy book have been identified in photographs and use the slippers (Naylain Mubarak) as their badge and symbol. Police is investigating the case. The sole purpose behind the act was to defame Muslims as extremists in the international community.
The Punjab chief minister formed a three-member committee to probe the lynching case. The committee will have to furnish a fact-finding report in 48 hours.