Sialkot: The authorities decided on Friday to let Malik Adnan, who tried to save the lives of Sri Lankan citizens in Sialkot, as a witness in the lynching case.
According to detailed information, as many as 85 people were arrested in connection with the killing of Priyantha Kumara. All the detained suspects will appear in the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Gujranwala today.
Previously, 18 more suspects were produced before Lahore’s Forensic Lab in connection with Sialkot lynching case.
Earlier, the concerned authorities had forwarded an initial report on the incident to Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan and Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Usman Buzdar.
The incident was reported to the police at 11:26 am. A sticker regarding religion was placed on a machine in factory which, the manager directed to remove in the wake of foreigners’ visit, the report stated.
Allegedly, the workers did not act as ordered, and the manager came forward to remove it. According to reports, the factory owner and the administrative department fled the scene after lynching the Sri Lankan manager.