February 13, 2023
CONDEMNATION OF BRUTAL MURDER IN NANKANA SAHIB BY ENRAGED MOB OVER BLASPHEMY ALLEGATIONS.
Mr. Haroon-ur-Rashid, Vice-Chairman and Mr. Hassan Raza Pasha, Chairman, Executive Committee of the Pakistan Bar Council, have strongly condemned the brutal murder of Mr. Muhammad Waris, by enraged mob accusing him of desecration of the Holy Quran on 11-02-2023, in Police Station, Nankana Sahib. They expressed that it is the gross negligence and failure of Police Officials, who could not protect him during custody.
They have expressed their deep concerns upon said incident and demanded from the I. G. Punjab Police to make an independent investigation immediately and arrest culprits involved in the said incident to award them exemplary punishment. They have also urged upon that Government should provide security to citizens as enshrined in Article 9 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. They said no one should be allowed to take law in his own hand and if anyone has committed crime of any nature, that should be reported to concerned law enforcement agencies to take action as per law.