SC summons commissioner, deputy commissioner in RYK temple attack case

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Supreme Court (SC) on Friday has heard Rahim Yar Khan temple vandalism case and summoned commissioner and deputy commissioner in next hearing.

During the proceedings, the apex court has ordered action against Station House Officer (SHO) who arrested the Hindu child.

Meanwhile, Punjab additional advocate general told that 95 people have been taken into custody so far.  


SC directs to arrest culprits involved in RYK temple vandalism


SC had taken up the case of vandalizing a Hindu temple in Rahim Yar Khan and expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of commissioner in this regard.

The court also directed the concerned authorities to immediately arrest the suspects involved in the attack and receive money for restoration of the temple from them.

The SC also ordered to take action against those who provoked the people to destroy the temple and form a village committee for establishment of peace in the area.

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed remarked, “The incident has defamed Pakistan at international level. Not a single suspect has been taken into custody despite passage of three days.”