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Sialkot tragedy hanged our heads in shame: PM Imran

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Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that the Sialkot tragedy has hanged our heads in shame.

According to detailed information, Imran Khan presided over a meeting on the law and order situation in the country, at which he received a report on the Sialkot incident.

Prime Minister directed to ensure that those involved in the incident get exemplary punishments and justice is done.

On the other hand, Sri Lankan High Commissioner said that Sialkot incident is very tragic but will not affect relations between both countries.

It is understood that the Central Leadership Delegation of Pakistan Justice Movement (PTI) visited the Sri Lankan Embassy and expressed sorrow over the senseless killing of the Sri Lankan manager in Sialkot. The PTI delegation expressed condolences to the Sri Lankan authorities.

Meanwhile, the body of Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumara, who was brutally killed by a mob in Sialkot on Friday, has flown to his home country.

The body was shifted to the airport for departure in an ambulance. Higher officials of the Punjab government were also present at the airport.

It merits mention that 13 prime suspects involved in killing Sri Lankan citizen Priyantha Kumara in Sialkot over alleged blasphemy have been produced before Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) today (Monday).

During the proceedings, the court has approved 15-day physical remand of the suspects on the appeal of police officers.

Security personnel launched a series of raids, and so far 131 suspects have been arrested, including 26 main suspects.

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