PM Imran orders probe into attack on Khairpur Hindu temple

Published: February 6, 2019
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PM Imran Khan PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

PM Imran Khan PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday night ordered a probe and urged the provincial government in Sindh to take action after a Hindu temple in Khairpur was attacked and scriptures holy to Hinduism were set on fire.

“The government of Sindh must take swift and decisive action against the perpetrators. This is against the teachings of the Quran,” PM Khan tweeted.

The premier’s tweet came after reports emerged that a temple in Khairpur had been vandalised.

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Sindh Governor Imran Ismail also took serious notice of the desecration of the temple, Radio Pakistan reported.

The governor expressed concern over the attack on the temple in Kumb and said that culprits of this heinous crime will soon be apprehended.

He further added that such incidents are a conspiracy to sabotage religious tolerance and peace in the province.

A detailed report of the incident has been sough from IG Sindh, and the governor has asked the police to identify and arrest those responsible.

 

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