Published On: Mon, May 16th, 2022
Published in Category: Politics

PM strongly condemns killing of two people belonging to Sikh community in Peshawar

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, while strongly condemning the killing of two people belonging to Sikh community in Peshawar on Sunday, has directed to arrest the killers and punish them as per law.

In a statement today [Sunday], he asked the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to take steps to ensure protection of life and property of citizens, especially non-Muslim Pakistanis living in the province.

The Prime Minister vowed to eliminate the enemies of Pakistan who are behind such acts of terrorism.

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also condemned the killing of Sikh citizens in Peshawar and expressed concern over it.

He stressed the need to immediately arrest the accused involved in killing of Sikh citizens.

Unknown assailants killed two persons of Sikh community at Sarband area in Peshawar.

According to police, two persons riding on motorbike opened fire on two shopkeepers of Sikh community selling spices at Bata Tal bazaar who succumbed to injuries on the spot.

The deceased were identified as Saljeet Singh and Ranjeet Singh.

Police collected the evidence and started investigation to arrest the culprits.