Police on Saturday mentioned that they had arrested round 120 suspects within the lynching of Sri Lankan manufacturing unit supervisor Priyantha Kumara Diyavadnage in Sialkot over blasphemy prices a day earlier, whereas Pakistan requested the island nation’s management. It was assured that the culprits of this humiliating incident can be caught. and prosecuted in accordance with the regulation.
At least 900 folks have been booked by the SHO of Ugaki police station below the Anti-Terrorism Act.
Spoke with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa within the United Arab Emirates as we speak to apprise the folks of Sri Lanka of our nation’s anger and disgrace over the watchful killing of Priyank Diyawadana in Sialkot. I knowledgeable them that 100+ folks have been arrested and guaranteed them that they are going to be prosecuted with full seriousness of regulation
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) 4 December 2021
The autopsy report confirmed the protrusion of the sufferer’s cranium and mind. Almost 99% of the physique of the slain Sri Lankan supervisor was fully burnt. Diyawadnage died of mind injury. All the bones together with the hand and hip of the sufferer have been damaged besides one leg.
The Gujranwala Regional Police Officer (RPO) supervised the raid until late evening and the sufferer’s physique was shifted to Lahore the place it could be handed over to the High Commission.
Addressing a press convention on the DGPR workplace in Lahore, Special Assistant to the Chief Minister of Punjab Hasan Kharwar mentioned that over the past 24 hours, the police have arrested 118 suspects, together with 13 major, in 200 raids.
Spoke to my brother FM Gamini Laxman Peiris #Sri Lanka
and expressed his deep sorrow and condolences. The Pakistan management will be sure that all criminals are delivered to justice expeditiously.
— Shah Mehmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) 4 December 2021
“A departmental inquiry is also being conducted to see how long it took the police to reach the spot after receiving the first call,” he added.
“Strict action will be taken in case of any delay or negligence.”
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Kharwar mentioned the physique can be handed over to the Sri Lankan Embassy by way of the Ministries of Interior and Foreign Affairs.
On this event, Punjab IGP Rao Sardar Ali Khan mentioned that the challan can be offered in an anti-terrorism courtroom on the earliest to convey the culprits to justice.
He mentioned that greater than 12 hours lengthy footage of 160 CCTV cameras and cell information evaluation of individuals current on the spot has been examined in reference to the case.
The IG mentioned that the police obtained the primary name at 11:28 am after which at 11:45 am.
Shocked to see the brutal and lethal assault on Priyanta Diyavadana by extremist mob #Pakistan, My coronary heart goes out to his spouse and household. #Sri Lanka And his folks belief that PM @ImranKhanPTI We will persist with our dedication to convey all these concerned to justice.
— Mahinda Rajapakse (@PresRajapakse) 4 December 2021
“The SHO of Ugoki police station alongside along with his workforce reached the spot. By the time they reached there, a Sri Lankan nationwide had been murdered.”
Late on Friday, the IG had confirmed the arrest of two primary suspects, Farhan Idris and Usman Rashid.
Separately, Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke to Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa over the phone and guaranteed justice within the tragic incident
The premier tweeted that he had knowledgeable the Sri Lankan President “of more than one hundred arrests in connection with the murder and assured him that those responsible for the incident would be prosecuted with the fullest seriousness of the law.”
Similarly, Foreign Minister Qureshi referred to as up his Sri Lankan counterpart Gamini Lakshman Peiris and mentioned that the incident in Sialkot must be condemned. He mentioned that the management of Pakistan will be sure that all of the accused concerned within the incident are delivered to justice.
Earlier in a press convention in Islamabad, Qureshi was requested concerning the homicide of a manufacturing unit supervisor in Sialkot. The overseas minister termed the incident as “unfortunate and shameful” and mentioned the discover was taken on the highest degree and the prime minister was personally overseeing the investigation.
“The government has given a time frame of 48 hours to investigate the real cause of the incident,” he advised reporters. “We are in touch with Sri Lanka and updating the high commissioner on the issue. He appreciated Pakistan’s quick response as this type of incident has hurt everyone,” he mentioned.
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The overseas minister mentioned he would communicate to his Sri Lankan counterpart later within the day to apprise him of the scenario and hoped that the incident wouldn’t have an effect on bilateral ties because the Pakistani nation and the federal government had nothing to do with it. ,
Sri Lankan media reported on Saturday that Colombo had demanded strict motion from Pakistan over the brutal killing of its civilian, including that the nation’s High Commission in Islamabad was within the technique of verifying particulars of the incident from Pakistani authorities.
A senior Pakistani official advised a overseas information company on Saturday that the Foreign Ministry officers have been in contact with Sri Lankan diplomats over the incident and guaranteed them that each one these concerned within the heinous crime can be delivered to justice.
(With inputs from our correspondents and companies in Lahore)