Sialkot incident: ATC approves 13-day physical remand of eight suspects

Eight more suspects on Wednesday have been produced before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in a case pertaining to lynching a Sri Lankan citizen in Sialkot.
During the proceedings, the court has handed over the suspects to police on 13-day physical remand.
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 didn’t act on the order due to which, the manager came forward and remove it by himself. The factory owners and administration fled the scene after lynching the Sri Lankan manager, the report mentioned.

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