Published On: Fri, Jan 15th, 2021
Published in Category: Peshawar

Karak temple case: 18 policemen suspended

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Peshawar: The KPK government has suspended 18 cops who showed non-professionalism on Karak temple incident.

Provincial assistant to CM on information said that 54 policemen have been forfeited as well.

Further he said that law is for all and justice is the trademark of KPK government.

The incident took place in far flung area of Karak district of KPK; where agitated crowd put a Hindu temple on fire.

Local police filed an FIR of incident and arrested several people. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmad also took notice of incident. The honorable court also ordered reconstruction of temple within two weeks.

During the judicial hearing of the case; the honorable CJ said that only suspension is not enough. People involved in the incident should be fined for the reconstruction of temple in order to prevent such incidents in future.

An important culprit molvi Faiz has also been arrested.

As per information, 110 people have been arrested so far in this case.