Hostile agency involved in Jaranwala incident: IG Punjab

LAHORE: Inspector General (IG) Police Punjab, Dr Usman Anwar has claimed that antagonistic agency was once involved in the Jaranwala incident, through which a violent mob ransacked and torched church buildings and attacked the group’s apartments following an alleged incident of blasphemy.

Addressing a press convention in Lahore on Monday, he stated, “The Jaranwala incident has links to hostile agency. We have arrested three main suspects involved in the attacks including about 180 other people.”

Usman Anwar published that every one culprits involved in Jaranwala and Faisalabad incidents had been arrested. “More than 300 people were investigated and over 180 people were arrested in Jaranwala case,” he added.

“We have already said that efforts are being made to create a rift between Muslims and Christians. The conspiracy was started from the Sargodha incident,” the IG Punjab added.

He additional stated that nobody might be allowed to take the law into their arms. The law, he added, turned into lively in opposition to the Jaranwala incident and the sufferers had been being aided whilst the development of the broken church buildings is underway.

Usman Anwar additional mentioned that the Jaranwala incident was once a conspiracy to disrupt social unity and spiritual bonds between fans of 2 faiths. He additionally appealed non secular students for sure use of loud audio system.

He stated Punjab Police established Massaaq heart to advertise unity in society. Dr Usman Anwar lauded the position of Ulema and civil society that expressed unity with affectees of the incident.

A mob attacked, vandalized more than one church buildings and torched houses belonging to the Christian group in Jaranwala, Faisalabad over blasphemy allegations.

The Jaranwala police registered terror instances in opposition to greater than 600 folks for “vandalizing multiple churches and torching homes belonging to the Christian community”.

It is pertinent to say right here that 10 Joint Investigation Teams (JIT) had been constituted to probe Jaranwala incident. The JIT constituted for the investigation comprises CTD, police, and CIA law enforcement officials.

Furthermore, the JIT groups will behavior investigations one by one in instances associated with the Jaranwala incidents.

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