Murder of Christian couple unacceptable crime: PM Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called the murder of a Christian couple in Kasur an ‘unacceptable’ crime.

The prime minister asserted that mob rule could not be tolerated by a responsible state. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif to show no mercy and take strict action against individuals responsible for this crime.

Prime Minister Sharif directed that all measures should be taken for the protection of minorities and their rights. The prime minister called for the promotion of religious harmony for the betterment of society.
The situation remains tense in Kot Radha Kishan and police have arrested 45 suspects in connection with the murder case of the couple.

On Tuesday, a husband and wife were beaten to death by a mob of villagers in Kot Radha Kishan and their bodies were burnt at the brick kiln where they worked.