Sialkot mob murder inquiry launched

Published: August 21, 2010
Family of 2 brothers who were tortured and killed by a mob blame the police.

Family of 2 brothers who were tortured and killed by a mob blame the police.

An investigation into the brutal killing of two brothers in Sialkot was launched on Saturday.

Head of the inquiry committee, Kazim Ali Shah, said the report will be sent to the Supreme Court in seven days. Kazim also pointed out that fleeing of the SHO will not impact the investigations into the murders.

Speaking to the media, Mr Kazim said investigations into killings will be impartial and all statements will be listened to. He requested the media to assist in the investigations by presenting a positive outlook to the investigations.

Earlier, Sialkot SHO who was present during the public lynching of two brothers has been allowed to escape.

Meanwhile, Sialkot DPO Waqar Chauhan, SP Investigation and DSP city have been made OSDs for failing to stop the gruesome murders. Six people have been arrested so far.

IG Punjab Tariq Saleem Dogar ordered the action against the police officials after the Supreme Court took a suo moto notice of the incident.

An inquiry committee has been directed to present a report within two days.

Updated from print edition (below)

Police held responsible for mob murders

The murder of two young brothers Hafiz Mueez Butt and Muneeb Butt, who were stoned to death during the week has led to the suspension of 14 policemen.

The suspended officials include SHO Saddar police station inspector Rana Illays, sub inspector (SI) Gulzar Khan, four assistant sub inspectors (ASI) and eight other officials. The police officials were charged with negligence for failing to curb the torture of the two men last Sunday (August 15).

Out of the 14 men accused of negligence, five have been arrested by the police so far. According to the FIR, Moeez and Muneeb were going to visit their relatives in village Buttar-Sialkot, when some people caught them and raised an alarm that they were dacoits.

The crowd tortured them to death with stones, bricks, wooden sticks and iron rods. Later, they hung the dead bodies to a tree and tried to set them on fire.

The grieved family have demanded stern legal action against the concerned police officials in this regard. “Our sons were completely innocent. They were walking on the road when they were attacked,” said the boys’ father Sajjad Butt, adding that he held the police responsible for the incident.

Sajjad Butt’s family lives in Sialkot City’s Hajipura locality. Muneeb was a first year student at the Government Murray College and his younger brother Muneeb Butt, 16, was a ninth class student at a local school.

A large number of locals have come forward to give evidence regarding the innocence of the deceased. The family added that their sons were killed in a row over an old cricket match dispute.

Sajjad Butt has urged the Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) Khawaja Muhammad Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to ensure the early arrest of those responsible.

On Friday, following LHC chief justice’s suo motu notice of the incident, Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary also took suo moto notice of the brutal killings. The LHC chief justice adjourned the hearing of the case for two weeks, since the Supreme Court of Pakistan is also hearing the case now.

Meanwhile, District ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Sialkot Hafiz Tahir Aslam , ameer JI Sialkot City  Shamasul Arifeen, former MPA Arshad Mehmood Baggu advocate affirmed that the young men were completely innocent and were merely walking along the road to get back home when they were attacked.

The Sialkot Saddar police is facing strong public criticism after the brutal killings. The District Police Officer (DPO) Waqar Ahmad Chohan after suspending the accused officials has now ordered a strict departmental probe against them. “No one will be let off. We are looking at the records of everyone in the station and will suspend everyone involved,” he said. The DPO warned that those charged with negligence would be brought to task.

Meanwhile, the Sialkot Saddar police have also registered a case against 17 accused people for torturing and killing the brothers.

The FIR has been lodged by Zarar Butt, uncle of the deceased youths. Cases have been registered against 17 men including Ali, Ameen, Aamir, Qaisar, Nasir, Jamil, Shaukat, Dilawar, Akbar and Hassan. Police have also claimed to arrest many of the accused.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 21st, 2010.

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Reader Comments (156)

  • Omais
    Aug 21, 2010 - 10:23AM

    Hang them all!Recommend

  • Umayr Masud
    Aug 21, 2010 - 10:32AM

    The scenes are so brutal .. and what is worse is there is a cameraman probably from Geo Shooting the whole thing .. There are atleast a 100 people watching the tied down kids being hit with planks begging for their life .. the police comes and doesnt stop anyone but rather watches it… when they are dead they are dragged and hung on poles.. and this is all happening in Sialkot…
    Its not just the police that let this happen .. the animals standing watching it without even trying to stop it are as much a part of it as anyone.. the camera guy shooting it is as well ..
    It is so barbaric that once you watch it you really feel like just going away.. I for one never believed we Pakistani’s would be retarding to such a state that too in the cities, where education, tolerance is a lot more than villages.. I dont know when something like this is happening where are all the Islamic preachings of all these people go, why couldnt anyone form the crowd step up and say enough.. absolutely sickened.. I can now understand the state this country is in and its going to get worse.Recommend

  • Mubasher Ahmad
    Aug 21, 2010 - 10:39AM

    It was areally sad news,If it is in my hand i will kill the accuse in the same maner as they have killed these two young brothers,
    I have all my simpthies with the parents and family of deceased,
    Enough is enough,
    ( Pakistan we love you,We miss you,but what is happening in Pakistan)Recommend

  • abid
    Aug 21, 2010 - 10:41AM

    very sad incident and all accused hang down especially who are in video killing and also took fast action against themRecommend

  • Mohammad Sultaan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 11:09AM

    absolute shame. Look at the towns people just watching and looking at the acts. None of them are human to do anything. Goes to show the type of people that are in that town. None of their parents told them to do something when injustice is done. Goes to show how their parents are and were brought up too. THey are animals equaly as the people that committed that murder. Every one of them. The police, the rescue people that are supposed to rescue, and the towns people, are all the same type of people that rule that town. Pathetic human beings, they are all accessories to murder. The ones who did the murder need to have the same punishment, and their parents ticketed for producing such children, and the ones who watched and did nothing need jail time too. That is the problem, there is no discipline, no integrity, no morals, no honesty, and they all say they are so called Muslims. What a shame, totally disgusted at Pakistani politics and the people behind these acts and the supporters who watched. I hope this is my badua, that every one of them suffer, the watchers, their families, their brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers, and the rest, and those who support that crime suffer in the depths of hell. They all are responsible. If justice is not served now, then I hope god wreaks havoc on the families of the watchers, the people involved, the police, the human rescue employees who did nothing, and gives them the same pain and suffering those poor people who lost their two young sons went through. God always punishes evil, and everyone in that town, majority seems evil. What a shame, sharam karo, sharam karo.Recommend

  • saad aamer
    Aug 21, 2010 - 11:35AM

    Media reporter is also committed a crime by no resisting the brutality.Media should have avoided this.Now a day Media is out of their boots size.still not highlighted or explained how why this happened.Same type of case if you remember that a man ask his neighbor about some concession by not agreeing he pronounced that this man has insulted QURAN & was brutal killed,no one knows how the case end may be the Blamer,killer has bribed police to withdraw case,Media should follow the case what is in the final of so highly broad casted case.Recommend

  • Rehan F
    Aug 21, 2010 - 11:42AM

    All the crowd should be held responsible and hung in public.Recommend

  • mian mansha anjum
    Aug 21, 2010 - 12:01PM

    hang them till death from mian mansha pakpattan member MYO tehsil secretaryRecommend

  • Anjum Hameed
    Aug 21, 2010 - 12:17PM

    My heart weeps at the utter callousness of my Pakistani compatriots.. how can any sane person watch a lynching in this day and age and not say a word?..and what of the one taping the whole incident?..who are these animals that live in the guise of humans in our country?..tell me, is no one liable for anything?..anywhere?..Recommend

  • Yousaf
    Aug 21, 2010 - 12:17PM

    Where the Nation is going.. no one is there to name & shame and punished these Junglis… Recommend

  • Saima
    Aug 21, 2010 - 12:48PM

    That kind of explains why the country is suffering with all kinds of man made and natural disasters. If this is what the mojarity of our people has turned into, then we deserve the destruction. We are worse than animals. I thought such horrors take place only in movies where mobs lynch while bystanders enjoy the show instead of stopping the brutes. Reality has hit hard and low. Am ashamed that am a Pakistani. God forgive me for sharing the same nationality as those who beat the boys to death and those who watched it and those who let it happen in spite of having the authority to stop it. amenRecommend

  • Hussain
    Aug 21, 2010 - 12:54PM

    those villagers who killed the men should be given life imprisonment and be beaten the same way first, and all the police men involved not to be suspended but to be fired and made sure they never get a job again in that sector and also be fined heavily.Recommend

  • Aug 21, 2010 - 12:56PM

    By the way Shehbaz Shareef and Rana Sana ullah’s cold response towards this inhumane incident is also worrisome. Neither I heard any word from the Sialkot’s elected MNAs Firdaus Ashiq Awan and Khwaja Asif….Where are they ?Recommend

  • waqas hassan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 1:11PM

    this is the limit these shameless, fearless, disguisting low life morans should be treated same.
    please for god sake some one in power take action against them plzzz not for anyone or anything just for humanity plzzz this must not happen ever ever again…
    i dont love Pakistan for this s***…
    i want pakistan to be clear from these creatures. they are not muslims and not even humans even animals feel shame… :@ :@ :@Recommend

  • Ali
    Aug 21, 2010 - 1:36PM

    no one came out because of the fear that they might also be declared accomplice, as usually does happen on the streets that the accomplices come forward to beat up their guy in order to eventually extricate’em. so much for nobody coming out..the thing is tomorrow i might be walking along and someone having grievances against me shouts that i am a dacoit and starts beating me up, chances are that i might end up like those two kids. why is there such indiffernce(i am not using the word “intolerance” because in this case the perpetrators are doing a planned act)on the part of the mob? to me, reason is the long experience of the people of injustice, corruption, and all the social evils. they are just at ease thinking that the beaters are true, and all that anger against the authorities came down on these two scapegoats.
    summary: a few people getting back at their opponents, mob letting out their anger by not intervening and satisfying their anger convincing themselves that those two WERE dacoits. in truth, they were just scapegoats…Recommend

  • baber
    Aug 21, 2010 - 1:37PM

    Kab Khatam hoo gee yey JAHALAT Akhir Kab??Recommend

  • KM
    Aug 21, 2010 - 1:44PM

    SIALKOT??? known for striking in the heart of enemies??? known for giving birth to the bearers of Nishan e Haider??? Known for tying up bombs to their chests and lying in front of the enemy tanks??? This is what they have come to now??? Killing your very own innocent people so brutally??? Just because these innocent boys didnt have anything to respond with, these guys overran them to their death???Recommend

    Aug 21, 2010 - 1:49PM

    after waching this vedio i really started crying.both innocent brothers are in paradise.but i wish that in that same way some one kill them and i asked their mothers that can u fell the pain of those innocents and their mother.all of you now wait for the punishment from allah. may allah gaive patience to the decesed words i just give my tears to my lil brothers.Recommend

  • Yousuf
    Aug 21, 2010 - 1:50PM

    All those involved in the lynching were fasting.Tells a great deal about the kind of Muslims we are.All those Tableeghi Jamaat People who leave to America and Europe to Preach , should be banned from preaching outside,first they should convert these 170 million non muslims back home.Recommend

  • Hasan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 1:51PM

    Hang them all!Recommend

  • Azeem
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:02PM

    People likes these deserve our current politicians. May Allah (swt) help and guide us. Ameen!Recommend

  • Miks
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:07PM

    Pretty Gruesome stuff. Think we’re probably the most wretched nation on earth. How on earth could the police actually watch while these poor boys were beaten to death. The sickest part of all this is that the onlookers seemed to enjoy watching the lynching/hanging. Reminds me of Ancient Rome where crowds cheered while humans were fed to lions. Think we’re destined to the same fate – we sure dont deserve any better. Recommend

  • A. Khan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:08PM

    Sad part is this incident happened on last Sunday and everything was normal there before coming in Media nothing has happened before footages brought in media. Where is KHADIM-E-ALA (Shahbaz Shareef) They both brother feel very pain for Pakistanis but practically where it is???

    Feels like as a nation we do not need anyone to prove that we are extremist we are doing it on our own. I condemn the incidents that happened in Sialkot and appeal from the Courts to left the decision in the hands of those two brothers’ mother. Recommend

  • Sidra
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:24PM

    Animals, we have turned into animals. Recommend

  • Miks
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:25PM

    And too all the comments condemning the media, cameraman etc: this really isnt the first time that an incidence has happened in this country. Public lynchings are quite common as are public rapes, public striping and so on. However this is the first time that an incidence has been captured in this detail which brings the barbarity of this act closer to home. The cameraman probably risked his life to get this footage. Recommend

  • Hassan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:26PM

    Minimum punishment should be:
    terminate the services of policemen involved
    give lifeterm or death sentence to all the accused…..
    This act of brutality shows the level of illetracy and frustrtaion of masses in Pakistan.Recommend

  • rayed
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:26PM

    needless to say, all this happened in the city of Iqbal, the great advocate of Muslim brotherhood. So we vent out our disgust, and just go on waiting for another incident to happen and then another and…till this will happened to us. That day we will look around for help. That day no one will come forward, becuase we didnt bother to come forward today. I guess we should let the great Iqbal toss and turn in his grave.Recommend

  • Alina
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:29PM

    I agree with Saima 100%. We have no right to question why us God? Pakistan’s majority is heartless barbaric. My head hangs low today, as if all the talibanism and feudalism was not enough. And now this display of worst imaginable cruelty to show to the whole world! Ashamed to be a Pakistani today!Recommend

  • Shams Khan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:34PM

    For God Sake please stop the POLICE MUQABILA culture in police & MOB JUSTICE culture we have already seen the results in GOJRA and other locations .

    At times one is made to think WHY the JUDICAL authorities fail to take notice to POLICE ENCONTERS even a layman can work it out it is totally staged show.Recommend

  • Qamar Zamir
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:47PM

    This was an utterly tragic and violent act carried out by those people on these 2 young lads. The scenes were just horrific, I really don’t know what to say. My heart was crying out for those 2 poor lads, it was just inhumane acts carried out by those vile people. Even the most well known dacoits and criminals are not punished like these poor kids were.

    The fact this was done in the blessed month of Ramadhaan and in the presence of many cannibal like people makes it very sad and truly tragic.

    In Pakistan unfortunately there is no justice I dare to think if those vile people watching and hitting the 2 lads will ever get punished.

    The country is literally in a heap of mess and total chaos with a corrupt govt, police officials. Indeed it is the reason due to the crimes of the many people in Pakistan that calamities just continue to face people there. Islam is a peaceful religion and this is not the way we behave no matter how severe or tough the circumstances may get.

    Indeed Allah does punish one and all for there acts and I hope those responsible for these brutal killings are punished severely.Recommend

  • Ahsan Rauf
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:50PM

    The scenes of brutality were at their highest peek in the last Sunday’s situation. The nation who cannot understand the Azab of Allah when the Azab is all around in the country, such nation has no moral grounds anymore. That is exactly the time of now is destined to us to receive all types of Zalalat, from top till bottom.

    The governance and security framework has been shattered because of the current and last decade governments. That’s why people did not step up to stop the vindictiveness, cause they were not sure what would happen to them.

    Zaman e Jahalat has taken over our nation, this can only stop by blood flowing revolution which happened in Iran and yes its going to certainly happen starting from the mountains of the north. Its just a matter of time and Insha Allah this nation will be cleansed from the dirt which have produced in our country.Recommend

  • Asif Raza Khaskheli
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:51PM

    After watching this very video , I was shocked to see what is happening during the month of ramazan two innocent youngsters are brutaly tortured while bystanders just watch the show ,While the same police we pay the taxes to save our lives watches this whole gruesome scene and takes no action … Sad very sad after this i would not like to stay much longer in Pakistan Sorry as this is not a muslim actRecommend

  • Kathy
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:54PM

    Shame on all those watching the brutal act! The culprits must be given the same kind of punishment.By the way, who are they to judge that they are dacoits whereas they were mere the passersby! It seems we are still living in a stone age.The image of our beloved Pakistan is further distorted by this gruesome incident. The heads of all patriotic Pakistanis should bend down after this horrific act. Just imagine the plight of the mother of deceased, when we cant see this horrible video for long! May Allah Bless our country and its people. Aamin.Recommend

  • Adnan Faqir
    Aug 21, 2010 - 2:57PM

    It is really a shame for us and this barbaric incident is happening in Ramadan. The worst part is played by police, very strict action should be taken against the policemen present on location and police authority of Sialkot. As a leader or in-charge of Sialkot police this a complete failure of system, the suspension from position is not a punishment. This is a step to save them.

    I request judiciary to take a strict action and make it as an example. This incident should be an eye opener for us, which direction our society is going —- totally disaster and collapsed system. Recommend

  • Farid Ahmed
    Aug 21, 2010 - 3:03PM

    It was such an act of unbridled brutality over the two helpless young brothers. We as a nation have become a specter on the face of Muslim world and have seriously damaged the image of Islam. I appeal to the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take severe action against the culprits and bring those untamed demons to justice. May Allah rest the souls in peace and inflict His wrath over the vicious killers.Recommend

  • Fazal
    Aug 21, 2010 - 3:26PM

    I feel v. Sad after watching video in geo tv. It shows shows that there is rule of Jungle in Pakistan, and its people don’t care about corrupt powerless state law, here it can be explained by “might is right”. The peole who are involved in this case including police are fully desere to be treated in the same manner in order to bring the justice. Hopefully Supreme Court & PM will take serous notice & atleast Hang those in public those who are involved in this Barbarick crime. My all Sampathies with the family Recommend

  • Khan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 3:47PM

    the ugly rapacious beast within prowls on the streetsRecommend

  • Basit Naeem
    Aug 21, 2010 - 3:52PM

    When I saw the news for the first time on Express TV, I could not believe what I am looking at and what I am listening to. It was such a brutal incident that I was ashamed of myself for being a part of such a community. Here in New York, I always strive for depicting a good and beautiful image of Pakistan to other people, but incidents like this ruin all of our efforts and make our heads down with embarrassment.
    This is the height of lawlessness. When Police is one of the silent spectators, you can never expect peaceful and secure society around you.
    May God Bless my country and curse those who have done this gruesome and shameful act, also May God give patience to the relatives of the deceased.Recommend

  • Zeshan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 3:52PM

    now we are waiting from our Cheif Justice whats their dicisian???????????

    Mr. Iftikhar please feel like that they were like your son.

    please we need justification……………Recommend

  • hassan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 3:55PM

    shame shame
    on the government which held this area.
    and the police mens are need to high punishment.
    chief justice should take care all the case untill its finish
    and who eles envolve should be treat like that of sentnce and is there any rule then hang up.
    sorry to say punjab and fedral government fail to apply the writ of government even in these type of areas.
    and the main reason behinde these sad sad sad sad story is illitrate person.
    lake of education in pakistan
    no education peoples are still living in black and blood situations.
    i just want to tell you one thing. in europe if there is one cat (animal) dies they try to find out who is envolve and if some body envole the put the charge on responsibel person and also they put the criminal history on him.
    Allah Allah Allah Allah . please give the justice to thier parents of two shaeed brothers . and alson give them patience .Recommend

  • Jawad Khan Niazi
    Aug 21, 2010 - 3:59PM

    I feel disgusted at myself for being part of a nation that is capable of such savagery.Recommend

  • SSA
    Aug 21, 2010 - 5:25PM

    I have been unable to sleep ever since I watched the video on TV. I don’t have the heart to ‘comment’ on this savagery carried out by evil, blackened souls. I just wanted to clarify that the footage being shown on TV was shot by a regular person and that person had to wait a few days before they could send the footage to TV channels. It was mentioned in a couple of shows last night, one of them being Shahid Masood’s show, that the person who shot the video is fearful of their life and won’t disclose their name. I shudder to think that THIS is where we live our lives everyday – living vampires ! Help us God…Recommend

  • Aug 21, 2010 - 5:36PM

    its not Saddar Police Station, this area is Under Haji ura police station, correct above please…Recommend

  • Ashfaq
    Aug 21, 2010 - 6:33PM

    I can certainly say this is the end of Pakistan.Recommend

  • mustafa
    Aug 21, 2010 - 6:35PM

    Imagine how would you feel if you watch uncensored version of this video on the internet, please do avoid it, it’s very grpahic, after watching it i couldn’t stop crying whole days, and tears come down whenever scenes comes into my mind. People of Sialkot (and whole nation) please pray to Allah and do Tauba Istaghfar otherwise this country will face much worst and bigger disasters in the future.Recommend

  • Wajih Khattak
    Aug 21, 2010 - 6:50PM

    Would anyone pity this nation? I dont think so, I myself after watching this video can say that, the way those 2 teenage boys were murdered, this country deserves what’s it into. This is an act so wild and barbaric that I think the people who could be identified in this video should atleast be sent to prison for life. Recommend

  • shy
    Aug 21, 2010 - 7:06PM

    butcher,s not humans.Pakistani society is declining day by day.Recommend

  • mussarat ahmedzeb swat
    Aug 21, 2010 - 7:15PM

    Barbarism act seems like a rewind of a movie during insurgency in Swat.Recommend

  • host
    Aug 21, 2010 - 7:15PM

    and then we ask why Azaab on us? most of the by-standers are probably mosque-goers and they all watch this happen in front of their eyes.

    we sure deserve Allah’s wrath to replace us with people who of faith, the muslims that stop evil by its hands.Recommend

  • Aug 21, 2010 - 8:28PM

    We are a FAILED nation…….Recommend

  • Tariq sahi
    Aug 21, 2010 - 8:51PM

    What I say about this shameful act.Recommend

  • Reza
    Aug 21, 2010 - 9:38PM

    **My head hangs in shame to have watched this scene.** For me, all the people standing around the brutal killing and silently allowing it to happen are not worthy to be called humans. Yes, this is the true face of present day Pakistan and why complain, we certainly deserve the leaders we got. This is truly the wrath of Allah.
    Sialkot shame on you. Pakistan Police Shame-Shame-ShameRecommend

  • Saqib
    Aug 21, 2010 - 9:40PM

    My heart weeps for you my brothers, may Allah have mercy on your souls and severely punish all those who took part, watched, and those who helped to cover up. Lanat on them all.

    Oh people of Sialkot, where were you muslman when this was happening? Shame on Sialkot.Recommend

  • tahira
    Aug 21, 2010 - 9:48PM

    This is brutality at its worst and as for the mob, its the height of ignorance and complete lack of awareness. The mob claimed that whatever was happened, was in the presence of law, the police, so it was right and just! No matter what the case or reason was, has men become so heartless and cruel that they could not see two young boys in so much pain, crying and begging on and on that they have done nothing. even in death they were not spared rather paraded around the city. what were these people trying to show, that killing two un-armed innocent helpless boys by beating them to death make them the new alpha male or the strongest?! We should be ashamed and May God show His justice soon…Recommend

  • Khan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 9:51PM

    This is very sad news. Is anyone safe in Pakistan thesedays? The culprits (both police and attackers) should be put in jail for a very long time. Why are these people so sadistic? What kind of Islam are they practising? Fasting in the morning and killing in the evening? Wats up with that? There seems to be no law and order at all in the country. I am now considering a gun with me at all times the next time I visit Pakistan, just in case a mob attacks me on the street.

    God Help Pakistan!Recommend

  • Umar
    Aug 21, 2010 - 9:52PM

    We must all be ashamed of what had happened. We do not deserve to be a nation any more. There are no words to express sentiments.
    Seems we are living in barbaric / stone age. Recommend

  • Khan, S
    Aug 21, 2010 - 9:58PM

    This all is result of Khadim A Ala encouragment whereas he never took any action against Police actions in past where in G wala the dead accused in POLICE Muqabla were paraded as WAR TROPHY in G wala
    an insult to humminity & Islam which prohibit descreation of human body had any body taken note of this may be this would have avoided.
    as if it remain like this no one will be immune in futureRecommend

  • Aug 21, 2010 - 10:07PM

    This is all our fault !!! we are the ones who elect insensitive leaders like Zardari, nawaz, altaf, asfand !!!!
    What are we crying for???????Recommend

  • Alizeh
    Aug 21, 2010 - 10:08PM

    This is it To all those who comitted this shameful act, may you rot in hell and never have a moment of peace in your lives. Shame on our leaders whose bad governance has allowed all this to happen under the protecters “Muhafiz”, Doob merro begherat police walo… And mind it Fauji Jawano.. how long are you going to silently watch and allow all this to happen. What is your limit? arent you responsible for protecting the nation from internal and external enemies. Indeed SHAME on you Sialkot for producing such disgraceful sons who silently witnessed this gruesome act. We would be better off, if we are invaded, nothing could be worse.

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  • sobia hussain
    Aug 21, 2010 - 10:15PM

    dhdy shuld be treated the sameRecommend

  • zarik
    Aug 21, 2010 - 10:38PM

    The entire city Sailkot city should be Hanged.Recommend

  • Shan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 10:51PM

    if these murderers are not punished then these kind of incidents will happen again, Recommend

  • ali
    Aug 21, 2010 - 10:59PM

    we have gone back to the stone age. i see no future for this nation unless the educated people step in and take the reins in their hands. may the souls of these kids rest in etenal peace and Allah gives sabr to their parents and family. just ashamed of the state we are in and abhi toh aur bhi asab idhar kay log dekhain gai apnay amalon ke.Recommend

  • Fazal Abbas
    Aug 21, 2010 - 11:26PM

    We all are responsible for this tragic event by electing this good for nothing government, by watching this gruesome act as spectators, by killing these innocent boys and last but not least by allowing this murder being policemen and high officials. Why not to arrest these murderers and policemen and execute them in the same manner. This could only bring some confidence in the public.
    All of us Pakistanis are in a state of shock and feel disgrace of being a Pakistani. May Allah have mercy on us.Recommend

  • Mekal Khan
    Aug 21, 2010 - 11:31PM

    Suspended…. lol ….
    they shud be out behind bar…. suspension is a joke…
    All the officers should be jailed for life
    and the people involved.Recommend

  • Hasan R. Sheikh
    Aug 21, 2010 - 11:41PM

    I have no words. The mother’s eyes were so dry and white. Hang each and every one present at site, in the same way as the 2 brother were killed.

    Blood for blood. A tooth for a tooth.Recommend

  • yasar mahmood
    Aug 21, 2010 - 11:58PM

    How can any Muslim or any mankind witness such a scene like this and stand there and do nothing to stop the people from doing this to any sole. Any person that was there to witness this can not call there self’s a Muslim and there are the biggest disgrace to Islam and the nation of Pakistan. May all our prayers go with the family and all the people who have gone of this world. The police including the public who witnessed what happen should be shot dead and burnt and not have a faunal and people responsible for this act should should get it ten times worse. In islam no matter if there are your enemies it does not teach us to take some ones life like this it is not for giveable. Recommend

  • aarefa
    Aug 22, 2010 - 12:01AM

    I remember as a child the incident which happpened in the 80s when nursing mothers were made to walk naked, The culprits were jailed and then let loose. they had taken the new born child and banged him against the wall. People kept quite even then…..and this allowed injustice to keep prevailing.
    i request anyone out there to write an electronic petition to be signed by everyone to provide justice in this case ( i don’t know how to do it)If we don,t act now then we are part of that silent mob. more than 20 crore peole have watched the footage…how many more witnesses do we need and how many books do the judges need to consult.

    Please don’t whisper…. speak up now and fight for justice. please form a petition. The citizens should form a large enough pressure group to make sure that they are heard loud and clear and justice is delivered as, as justice delayed is justice deniedRecommend

  • Em
    Aug 22, 2010 - 12:01AM

    There is no question about this act being a barbaric one. There is a reason why people are not supposed to take the law in their hands. You cannot be judge, jury and executioner. Otherwise this is the result.

    Reading the comments up there I see a person saying he will gladly mete the same punishment himself to these people. I say, then you are no different than them. Demand justice via the right means or you are no different than that crowd handing out their version of whatever that was.

    Another person says every person in the crowd including their mother, father, sister, brother and basically their entire family should be hanged. Here is another example of the brutal mentality, of people who refuse to think. Justice is about punishing the wrong doer and not their whole family. Are you saying that if you brother stands in a mob and watches, someone has the right to hang you for it? Seriously?

    This is the kind of mentality that this nation needs to change. The we will kill these people mentality, the idea that we can play God with other people’s fate. Justice needs to be served not on the streets but in courts of law otherwise the result is right in front of everyone. Because then it becomes a matter of whose version of justice.Recommend

  • Zaav
    Aug 22, 2010 - 12:12AM

    For the first time in my Life i m ashamed to call myself a Pakistani…..
    shame shame shame…..Recommend

  • Haroon
    Aug 22, 2010 - 12:35AM

    Its a very sad incident …. Police officials were suspended… But I believe, that police officials’ll be soon resuming their services in any other district, and injustice ‘ll be experienced , and accused will be bailed after some time… Az another police dept will be carrying out the investigation…. And police dept is never harsh to his colleagues… Recommend

  • Bhutto
    Aug 22, 2010 - 1:04AM

    It hurts me as a Muslim, Pakistani that this act would be done in my PAK-ISTAN by the Muslims of my Nation. Yes we are a FAILED NATION and Being Punished by Allah. And these Act are the Reasons why. I can sadly say today Recommend

  • Hassan
    Aug 22, 2010 - 1:53AM

    No wonder pakistan is under water, punishment must come one day.Recommend

  • Hassan
    Aug 22, 2010 - 1:54AM

    No wonder pakistan is under water, punishment must come one dayRecommend

  • sunny
    Aug 22, 2010 - 2:12AM

    I am totally disappointed by Pakistani nation.
    I am very sad for all that.
    I ´have no words
    are they human?
    I will not belive they are human
    o God.Why you not save people by such brutality.
    I fell we have to do our self!Recommend

  • Ritz
    Aug 22, 2010 - 2:13AM

    —My God it’s unbelievable—and to think the younger boy was a class 9 student, just a 15-year old boy. They could have been our/your own family—think of their parents—what is done is done–what can be done should be done–punishment should be exemplary so this never happens again. Recommend

  • Maham Qasim
    Aug 22, 2010 - 4:24AM

    All these people should be rounded up and beaten to death. Thats what they deserve and not only the people who were beating the kids but each and every person who was present there should be questioned. How inhumane can a person be, that you are standing there watching somebody inflict such pain and brutality on innocent lives and not utter a single word. There were little kids who were standing watching all this. I seriously dont know how these people can live with this for the rest of their lives, i watched the video clip on tv and i felt fear and disgust at what our people are capable of. This makes me seriously question what we have as a Nation. Our people are uneducated, filthy and disgusting. Who knew a time would come where there would be no value of human life, or moral values and ethics. All these values are what u are taught in the early years of your life and they always stay with you no matter what and this incident just makes me wonder if these people ever even had these values in the first place. Even if the Court or the Government cant give justice to these kids, at the end of the way we all know that this life is only temporary. These people will burn in hell for doing such a heinous act and standing their watching it and they wont be forgiven no matter what they do because the only two people who could actually get God to forgive them are the ones they beat to death with such brutality. May Allah forgive us all. AminRecommend

  • Zulfiqar
    Aug 22, 2010 - 5:53AM

    Save yourself everyone, save yourself and run, run away, run far away from this nation. It isn’t a nation of humanbeings anymore. It is a nation of barbaric, violence craving, venom spewing, hate mongering lot. Blood thirsty derendays and haiwaans.

    Think about it everyone, it could be any of us, on our way to a bazaar and someone will yell, daku qatil, and next thing we know, a whole mob will be beating, lynching and dragging our bodies and hanging our bodies, and worst part, no one will come to help us.

    Believe me when I say this, run away from this country and save yourself.Recommend

  • s butt
    Aug 22, 2010 - 7:28AM

    i am a man from the uk my heart and eyes are crying. This act is so evil that i am glad i am a british born pakistani. I think justice should be done and the international outcry shall insha allah make sure of this.

    I think that the police officers should be sentenced to 15 years imprisonment minimum. However not many people have mentioned what the sentence should be for the filthy killers… I believe that they should be punished by death without clemency. My reasons for this is simple, the people who did this did so in cold blood, the way this is confirmed is because of the repeated blows to the deceased and the public lynchings of both brothers. Capital punishment is usually decided by circumstances surrounding the murder, and i dont need to retell you the circumstances. The fact that this murder was planned to be committed with humiliation in public proves that this is inhumane. I for one will be writing a letter to cheif justice and supreme court to request the death penalty for all those involved in the murder including those that even tied the ropes to the poor boys, and the police should be imprisoned for at least 15 years although i would prefer it if they got life sentence.

    In ramadan my dua is for the killers to get death penalty, this is my true dua and the police get a prison sentence of no less than 15 years.

    Inshallah this dua will become true, my fellow brothers who are also deeply sadened by this incident please do dua for the deceased and i suggest you all write letters to the cheif justice and supreme court requesting death penalty for all killers and minimum 15 years sentence for the police involvedRecommend

  • Haris
    Aug 22, 2010 - 7:29AM

    All spectators are equally responsible in the murder and there is no need to counduct any enquiry after the video being aired. Now there shold be a verdict and it should not be anything less then execution of all teh same way they killed the 2 brothers. This is the only way we can stop the degeneration of our society. All the people present there should be beaten to death and the entire nation should be made to watch it live. Nobody dares in Saudi Arabia to do anything even remotely close to this just because they know law there is strict and in practice. People in Pakistan need to know that there is a fare legal system. If we do not reinforce law today…there will be someone threatening us tomorrow. Recommend

  • shahzad ali
    Aug 22, 2010 - 8:28AM

    is we live in stone we are muslim.can humanism is vanished from our souls.can we blind and deef.after looking the scene my head is near to brust.why we 18 cror people live after silkot killing.i wish earth will brust and we all nation fall in it and removed from the universe.i beleive our judical system can not make any punishmint to those who are responsible for this accident.the animal who are not any humainism should be hanging in the bazzar without any delay.where are ngo’s and aisma jee who always noising against tailban,i request her plz doing some intention to this crulity.our ruler’s are blind so i can not say any appeal to them.o god why we are still alive.we need umer farooq.who always says ‘if a dog die on the bank of frat or djla umer will be responsible for his death’.but my you enjoy mr.zardari and his co.Recommend

  • zubair
    Aug 22, 2010 - 8:56AM

    All this brutatlity and not a word from Islamic parties who are otherwise informing the nation that Earthquakes and floods are wrath of god due to Pakistanies listening to music, engaging in interest based economy and weekly holiday on Sunday(yes this was JI which started a campaign after NS declared Sunday a weekly holiday) I think these religious parties are Khuda ka Azab on us. Recommend

  • adiba
    Aug 22, 2010 - 9:09AM

    very sad. fil lyk kilin dmRecommend

  • Fatima
    Aug 22, 2010 - 9:59AM

    Whatever is happening in this country is all our sins and bad decisions, wrong choices. When are we actually going to love this country rather then just buy flags and sing the songs? I really wish and hope that for once the true justice is provided. Recommend

  • Mumtaz
    Aug 22, 2010 - 11:12AM

    It is shame for our corrupt & incompetent leaders that we see cases of brutality like this in routine life of pakistani society. The culprets deserves to hanged in public square,But the question is why people dare to do it? Is this a state or failed state?Recommend

  • sONU
    Aug 22, 2010 - 12:29PM

    we are not animal those who have done they are animal basically they forget what they are are in my opinion hang there whole don,t hang them to teachthe lesson how parent feel when you snatch their childern who are more tahn there life but we take it so easily in a mintune and leave just darkness in there life its just a minutes diffrence if we think what we got nothing just tension short time of anger spoil every thing of every one who lose there childern light of there life and also leave darkness for our family and feel reret through out life that if we hold our anger onthat time may that person will alive and we be with our family but what we have done and now all of these people have to pay the price of this more tahn them there familyRecommend

  • Aqeel Ahmed
    Aug 22, 2010 - 1:21PM

    70% of Pakistan’s nation is full of Jahalat. No knowledge of Deen and dunya at all and this is the reason of so many problems in the society. I pray to ALLAH that may HE shows the path of HIDAYAT to people.
    JAZA KALLAH.Recommend

  • Khurram Shahzad
    Aug 22, 2010 - 1:22PM

    We are ashamed of by doing such activity by Pakistani. Such incidents causes AZAB of Allah. We are stand with their family.Recommend

  • Rizwan
    Aug 22, 2010 - 1:32PM

    Dear All first of all i must say that all these persons watching such brutallity should also be asked & punished for showing such ignorance, more over all responsible whioch includes Police persons hitting them, DPO watching them should be punished on the same way.Recommend

  • Dr.yasir nazir
    Aug 22, 2010 - 3:04PM

    The act is shamful and resposibles should be dealt accordingly. I read a comment about the person who shooted the scene. I think he did the great , atleast he helped to expose the sad event otherwise no one could be able to know this.After a few days it is exposed , thanks to the media and brave person who captured the scene.Infact it shows real inside of our society. Few months ago in gojra moib burnt innocent childern and women in the name of religon.I fear that it could be a begining of big CURSE from heavens. May ALLAH help the poor, weak and innocent and punish the cruels. It is a shame for humanity.Recommend

  • musti009
    Aug 22, 2010 - 3:48PM

    wht was the reason?

  • MAJ
    Aug 22, 2010 - 4:45PM

    The enitire Pakistani nation should pursue this case to the end. They should send the message to the city that the Pakistani are not only ashamed of them as Muslims and Pakistanis, but they should now boycott this city financially, trade-wise, and on social level to ket them know that what they have done, and watched with participation is not acceptable and the justice will be done to those two innocent lives. They people have killed the whole humanity. Pakistani nation should not let any pressure or lies from the police block or delay the justice that these ,animal-like and trained lynchers, and God-Forsaken bystanders,and the very corrupt and pathetic police have done. I would urge the families of thes ruthless people that if they want their city saved from the warth of God, they should help in locating the rest of the culprits and handing them over to the authorities for justice. Sisters, mothers, relatives of these brutal killers, this is your chance to clenase yourself, help hand over all involved in this murder of these two boys. The Media should publish opinions and school comments and on these boys, which we all know are good,and also trail everyone involved thru the videos and help them bring to justice.Recommend

  • zaid mushtaq
    Aug 22, 2010 - 5:36PM

    In a country where everyone watches s your being slughtherd ..i would rather live as i am in akuffar country ith non believers, pakistan..was a dream, nothing is now a jungle where the strong kills the weakRecommend

  • lou
    Aug 22, 2010 - 6:33PM

    Beasts !!!Recommend

  • adnan
    Aug 23, 2010 - 12:48AM

    Taliban do the same things in public and make videos of it ,where people used to stand like spectators,some people in Pakistan sympathy-sis with these acts by saying they are promoting and implementing Islamic cultureRecommend

  • Mehmood
    Aug 23, 2010 - 1:26AM

    I protest this action in strongest possible words !!!Recommend

  • khaleeq
    Aug 23, 2010 - 5:23AM

    With this i almost Cried May Sympathies With Family Of Decesed one…
    it worries me more how did the camera man recorded this brutal Scene Were They not Human Didnt they feel something Didnt Someone went To stop them Not a single Tear For The Painfull cries Which i couldnt watch on TV…..Surely We All Are DEAD



  • Aug 23, 2010 - 5:38AM

    This is what we are raising money for overseas – to help such Jahil people?Recommend

  • ikram sikander
    Aug 23, 2010 - 5:56AM

    Those responsible should be hanged publically no matter what….this must be done to show that there is still justice in Pakistan must..Recommend

  • Justice
    Aug 23, 2010 - 7:21AM

    Bring every law to deal with all ANIMALS involved Recommend

  • Ehsan Ahmed Khan
    Aug 23, 2010 - 9:42AM

    We are at the end of the rope.Wait for the Azabe Allah.We are the nation of shamless humanbeing.Recommend

  • Anosh Suhail
    Aug 23, 2010 - 10:15AM

    It’s really disturbing to watch the video being played on TV but its equally disturbing to hear comments from general public and our esteemed Minister of Interior. Our dear minister wants to hang the culprits not tomorrow but today exactly where these innocent souls were brutally murdered by a bunch of yahoo’s. On newspapers some readers are of the opinion that these sick yahoo’s should be taken to the same place and beaten with sticks until they are dead. My question is how is this different from what happened to the two teenagers? They were accused on the spot and executed on the spot. We are looking for a quick justice Taliban style. Most of us do not want to wait for the judicial process to takes it due course and look for instant results. No wonder we see this brutality all over Pakistan. Be it in Swat, Karachi or Sialkot lynching is the way to go. Its the mindset we share with the Taliban which result in these brutal acts taking place. I pray for these two brothers and also pray that this vigilante justice does not take the lives of anymore innocent Pakistani’s. Recommend

  • IA
    Aug 23, 2010 - 12:29PM

    Where are people of Sialkot???? What they have done so far? They are showing that they are shameless animals, cowards. How they can call themselves humans let alone be muslims? Bring the names of culprits to the people.

    In old innocent days people used to boycott such animals. So do complete social boycott of such animals, the whole community where such incident happened.

    If police is inept handover the area to army and let them deal with these animals.Recommend

  • Umar Hashmi
    Aug 23, 2010 - 12:50PM

    My heart bleeds and my eyes keep pouring out streams of tears. What has happened to us? How can we be so barbaric? Its disgusting. What a mockery of our society we have made! There is no law and there is no order. We do what our first impulse is. We have no patience and we are utterly emotional. Topped with rage and absolute frustration, we act wierdly and fanaticaly. We have no respect for humans but for the powerfull ones.

    We killed a hafiz-e Quran who was leading namaz-e taraweeh in a mosque and we also killed his brother. Scores of use watched all this happening but no one questioned or tried even to stop the barbarism.

    Justice has to take its course. Judges must give examplary punishments to all involved, from law enforecers to law breakers.

    Pity the nation …..!!Recommend

  • saad
    Aug 23, 2010 - 1:17PM

    when it comes to arresting low life an hardcore criminals the police is so polite with them! the faces are covered and the way they are escorted is like a groom is! on top of that the police, based on body language and facial expressions, claims to identify or make out who a criminal is, and those innocent brothers looked like dacoits to them!! looking back at the patience and the helpless looks of the parents they reflect the collapsed and corrupt system where one with a strong faith can only ask Allah ta’ala for justice. this incident makes one think twice before pointing the finger at the taliban. Recommend

  • Helmand
    Aug 23, 2010 - 1:43PM

    I hope that the innocent brothers will get justice, it will be a biggest shame if the court release them on bail. All those who are responsible for this brutal massacre must be stonened to death, and thereafter feed their dirty bodies to the dogs of the street. How can they call themselves humans, eventhough if there were dacouits ”which they were not” they didnt deserve to die like this, and what they did to the bodies after killing them was totally horrifying. Shame on you pakistan. Recommend

  • hira Mir
    Aug 23, 2010 - 2:30PM

    Clearly shows how the people of Pakistan are dead internally, their souls are numb and it’s a shame to be a citizen of a country who witnesses such gruesome acts and just shutup.Recommend

  • Taha Turabi
    Aug 23, 2010 - 2:34PM

    Ramadan Mubarak! Does the fasting of all those Muslims who participated in this sickening orgy of violence (and those who stood by and watched it with their mouths drooling) count – or perhaps this is the new way to open the fast? Why bother to go to the expense of housing and feeding the millions displaced by the floods? Let’s just send them to Sialkot and have them disposed of by the residents of this enlightened city.Recommend

  • Ali Haider
    Aug 23, 2010 - 5:55PM

    Should EVERYONE found involved and guilty not be executed, brutally, and publicly? Why are we hearing that they will be suspended?Recommend

  • Feza Khan Yusufzai
    Aug 23, 2010 - 9:04PM

    its MADNESS!!!
    there was never law & Order in Pakistan I agree but man! how come they dont have any empathy left either?Recommend

  • Abdullah
    Aug 23, 2010 - 10:13PM

    This is disgusting no one is even trying to stop the sick people who are beating them up everybody who was there should be ashamed. It is just so sad during this month of ramadan people are acting like this. Allah is punishing pakistan with floods and earthquakes because of things like the. Inshallah Allah will grant these young brothers paradise and the people who did it the deepest part of Hell.Recommend

  • Hassan
    Aug 24, 2010 - 1:13AM

    if these people call them selves mulims and pakistani. for once i am ashamed of a Pakistani and i wish i wasnt born a muslim or a pakistani.Recommend

  • Javed
    Aug 24, 2010 - 3:16AM

    My heart cries for poor souls. If God exists then he should bring justice to there very unfortunate family. Those involved should be beaten and hanged at the same spot so other cowards can learn a lesson from this barabric event. Honestly, blowing up this whole crowd would be an act of blessing. Heartless b******…Recommend

  • Aleena
    Aug 24, 2010 - 9:19AM

    there people are sick pakistan bring digrace now all them inocent people out there must be frighten of seeing things like this i suggest the crowd and de camrea amn and the police an the people that beat them boys rot in hell it happned in ramadan aswel may allah place them boys in heaven Recommend

  • Aleena
    Aug 24, 2010 - 9:29AM

    see alot of pakistan people claim there muslim and so on after seeing this no one can say anything goood. if thing like this can happen then any thing can people may be getting rappped killled murderd all sorts but what had happned to them boys if it was the crowds kid they wouldnt be standing didnt they have a heart atleast thinkin thats some ones son out there no 1 watched and all use that feel gulity watching and doing nothing crying wont help it wont bring them boys back things just goign to get worse if them people dont get court they can get away with anything and do much worse to others am so glad i dont live there am happy am in the united kingdom there goverment an polices here make us feel safe the polices down there just make it worse Recommend

  • Hamid
    Aug 24, 2010 - 11:09AM

    i dont have words to express my feelings for those who killed and watched the live barbarism
    but i have few questions
    there was no resistance from both guys
    their father & relative didn’t showup, even after death etc.Recommend

  • naz
    Aug 24, 2010 - 11:13AM

    the event has left a very bad impact on our minds and i am afraid to live in pakistan anymore as this could happen with anyone nowadays in the state that the country is in rite now we should think of it this way that we could be the next oneRecommend

  • Dr.Abeer Hamid
    Aug 24, 2010 - 2:24PM

    It is totally injustice and when we will aware??? when?Recommend

  • Richie
    Aug 24, 2010 - 5:57PM

    in all pronanility the omlooker were scared to stopt it, but the police did not do their job, and should be booked for murderRecommend

  • Fakhrul Islam
    Aug 25, 2010 - 3:26AM

    I don`t agree with the Dr. Rizwan of rescue 1122 statement.He is trying to save himself but I feel he is also responsible for the incident Recommend

  • Fakhrul Islam
    Aug 25, 2010 - 3:31AM

    i hope Mr. kazim`s will be fear and his investigation will bring the murderers in front justice Recommend

  • jan
    Aug 25, 2010 - 4:11AM

    This has to be investigated with real care. First and foremost it needs to be established whether the boys actually were innocent or not. To beat and kill in this manner is improper, way improper! To be killed BY the public is improper, to be killed IN public like this is improper, to kill children is improper. This is gone beyond the limits of a civilised society.

    If the boys were to blame, then we need to establish who did the beatings; was it the other dead person’s family? or was it a joblog on the streets who felt like going with the flow. Hmmm. If my child had been murdered by these two boys, I would have killed them (possibly I think). We need to establish the facts, we need to not jump to conclusions like that mob on the streets did. We need to FIRST and FOREMOST do a proper investigation…get to the truth and see what really happened. See, the family should be allowed to take revenge. That is if they are 1000% sure that these two boys killed their child. What is wrong here is that any person on the street should be allowed to do the killings, because we are talking about boys, very young men who had lives in front of them to repent for what they did.

    If however it is as it seems….that is that the two boys were innocent then we need to bring to justice every single person who was there present. Have them tortured for their actions as a reminder of their excessive actions. We need to send prayers for the two innocent dead brothers.Recommend

  • Aug 25, 2010 - 4:43AM

    salaam everyone.i was so shocked to see this video being uploaded on youtube.i didnt no wot i was letting myself in for until i woched it.tauba astugfar how could these murderers du dat to 2 innocent myself am never ever gunna go pakistan ever again its not safe eni talks over there. there is no law there and anything can be muslim brothers.xxxRecommend

  • Saira
    Aug 25, 2010 - 11:00AM

    I have read the comments of my fellow readers and am in full agreement regarding this utterly inhumane act. The people involved are neither human nor animals. They are just psychopaths who have no emotions but just enjoy the pleasure of pain and violence. They have surpassed the taliban in their thirst for blood. Every one of them deserves the death penalty to rid our society of such menace. People like that should be caged and given a dose of their own medicine and their parents should be hang their heads in shame for encouraging and producing such monsters!
    What worries me even futther is why and how we have come to this state of affairs that only the law of the jungle prevails in our society and whatever civilization we had is now a thing of the past. We might as well don the garb of cavemen and go back to the stoneage, sans electricity, sans gas, sans humanity!Recommend

  • sumbal
    Aug 25, 2010 - 11:56AM

    shame on sialokt people specialy who were present at the moment… i dont call them human beings, they all are animals.. when i saw the video at first time, i cried whole day for two brothers.. dont they have a heart.. suppose they dacoit, but who has given them a right to beat them openly infront of Police and public? shame on our police who were standing there and watching like a circus… it was extremest brutal act of sialkot people… my all sympathies are with family of two brothers… who were begging for their lives… police is now putting many blames on two innocent brothers, sometime they are saying that they dacoit, now they are saying that they killed someone thats why people were beating them and killied them openely…??? why so,, if they were murderer then why didnt they entre the FIR against them instead of beating so badly… MY GOD;. i cant forget the scene when i think about them i cant stop my tears, i can feel their pains..:(Recommend

  • Aug 25, 2010 - 12:44PM

    We live in sad moments. The world within has collapsed. The water that has devastated us should have been in our reservoirs and in our dams. Our country should have been excited about the levels in our dams and adjust canals. Picnics should be taking place. Peace and tranquility prevailing. Birds chirping and children playing openly in the streets. This is the picture of Pakistan I had anticipated. But the papers and television channels show a different and horrid side. This Pakistan is equivalent to hell. Children die innocently and waters seep into homes and dreams. This is not a country. We now live in times and environments similar to the times when Hitler gathered millions of Jews and started the annihilation of a complete nation. Genocide comes to my mind. Sometimes it takes anger; sometimes it takes resentment and sometimes the lust of power and greed. Name in what you may, the people of Pakistan are facing genocide. And the people who are continuing this massive scale of innocent killings are unknown.

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  • Shahid
    Aug 25, 2010 - 8:59PM

    All should be punished in the same way.Recommend

  • Samia
    Aug 25, 2010 - 9:35PM

    I became very sad when I heard about the incident and saw the video. The murderers have committed a brutal heinous crime of cruelty and callousness. I pray to Allah that may the departed souls of the two brothers rest in peace in heaven. May Allah bless them. I pray that The Almighty Allah gives severe punishment to the criminals of this incident, including the police and others who stood and watched and did not stop the killing. They were all equal part in the murder of the two brothers. Allah is the Best Avenger of their criminal and evil deeds.Recommend

  • iftkhar
    Aug 26, 2010 - 5:07AM

    In the month of mercy, No mercy was shown. While the crazed mob bled the youth of their lives, the crowd opened its fasts with their blood. Under what justification was this fatwah given, in which gods name did they make this sacrafice?
    It is said that the state of the muslim ummah cannot be judged by the best of us, but by the worst amongst us. This is sad day for all Pakistani’s and muslims worldwide. May their parents find peace through Dua. God bless you all who pray for these brothers and their family and may all those guilty of this crime pray for their punishment in this world and not Ahkhira.Recommend

  • muhammad sami ullah
    Aug 26, 2010 - 11:29AM

    Assalam o Alaikum, Its really a very painful news and my heart is weeping, May Allah give rest to the souls of innocent brothers and destroy to the murderers. All the people who are involved in this conspiracy should be brutally killed like they did to the innocent childrens. May Allah give us the right direction and forgive our sins.Recommend

  • Iftkhar
    Aug 26, 2010 - 4:35PM

    Lawless – Corrupt – Uncivilised – Filthy – Backwards
    – These are words we all associate with our beloved Pakistan.
    -We are only shocked because we have video footage of this atrocity but we know in our hearts Pakistani’s are capable of worse.
    -I have written and deleted so much before posting this snippet as my own words disgusted me!Recommend

  • Nazia
    Aug 26, 2010 - 6:38PM

    This clip begins when two were at last moments of their life. no energy to even speak, how much they bear pain, at start they might have cried a lot but no one had any sympathy for them just enjoying, oh God, All of police should be drop dead, very condemnable Recommend

  • Aasia
    Aug 26, 2010 - 7:13PM

    Our hearts are injured, this phenomena is unavoidable, capital punishment must be given to all. Recommend

  • Dr. Sabahat
    Aug 27, 2010 - 1:08AM

    Dear Readers,
    Such a shocking incident took place in almost the hub of industrial city. How tragic and barbaric act by the villagers and our defenders, Police! I have a few incidents in which I have to come across the local police. It is my strong belief that our police is corrupt, incapable and work only to protect the criminals. Our administration also provides shelter and protection to corrupt police officials. There is a law of jungle in the country and it is moving towards bloody revolution. Our politicians always make hue and cry for establishment of democracy but it is my question from them that ” does such acts in society represent democracy or barbarism?” How can you favour such system in which there is no accountability, punishment for bad acts and reward for good actions? what a dirty image our nation has left all over the world. Have you seen such level of brutality even in Gontanamobay? What kind of nation we are………………………………….?????????????? Recommend

  • Samia
    Aug 27, 2010 - 5:33AM

    The criminals involved in this incident have committed a heinous crime of barbarism and have reached the extremity of cruelty and callousness. How sad it is to respect life and then to kill innocent young boys in such a brutal way in the Holy month of Ramzan? My eyes were full of tears. The brutal criminals should be publicly hanged to prevent such cowardly acts of barbarism. Our religion Islam is so beautiful. Every person has a right to live in the Islamic society with dignity, respect and protection even the non-muslims. So why did anyone not speak and protest when two innocent muslim boys were being beaten to death. Rescue 1122, the police did not stop this incident and were equal part of this heinous crime. The mob killing these innocent boys was committing a criminal act of barbarism.Recommend

  • Susan Simms-Afzal
    Aug 27, 2010 - 5:38AM

    Is this the true face of Islam? Please make me believe otherwise. Recommend

  • Shahzad
    Aug 27, 2010 - 11:40AM

    Brutality at its peak :(Recommend

  • Shahzad
    Aug 27, 2010 - 11:59AM
  • Faisal
    Aug 27, 2010 - 12:52PM

    7 days are over, can anyone update what the results of the inquiry was? or has the Pakistani Government lived up to its reputation, and hidden all the facts again. When will the people of Pakistan wake up ?Recommend

  • Samia
    Aug 27, 2010 - 9:40PM

    “And who saved the life of one, it shall be as if he saved the life of all mankind” Al-Quran
    Why did not any muslim man have the moral ethics and values to save these innocent young boys from the murderous attacks of a bunch of criminals, a notorious mob or gang lynching these innocent boys mercilessly to death. Their repeated attacks of savagery were like cannibals.Is there the law of the jungle in this country? I am a young lady in my thirties but if I was there I would have made every effort to save these innocent lives. Allah has ordained the muslims to respect the fellow muslims with regard to their dignity, integrity and physical security as well the security of their belongings. The best among the muslims is he who is benefitting for his fellow human beings. The bunch of criminals including the mob, the police and rescue 1122 who were equal part of the heinous crime should all be punished for this criminal act of savagery. They should be hanged publicly.Recommend

  • Nazia.
    Aug 27, 2010 - 9:48PM

    Will there any justice? Any one have hope for it? Not possible I think!!!Recommend

  • Samia
    Aug 28, 2010 - 5:02AM

    “Praise” be to Allah, the Creator of this vast Universe. Who Has created the three moments of growth, return and recall and Has perfected His Bounty towards His people. I have faith that The Almighty Allah will punish the evil criminals of this incident in a severe way so that it serves as a lesson for the whole of mankind. My prayers are for the two children who died in this incident, may their souls rest in peace in heaven and may Allah give patience and strength to their parents, family and relatives to bear this tragic incident.Recommend

  • Afzal
    Aug 28, 2010 - 8:26AM

    Pakistan is still in the pre-islamic era when daughters were buried alve at their birth. This is a horror story of human beings treating each other like they are hungry for each other’s blood. They are looking to hear an ugly blame..and believe without finding the facts. This nation was formed on the basic human priniciples and religious freedom, even after 63 years of that, we have not learned lessons. Instead, we have gone back in times of ‘stone ages.” It’s high time people wake up and behave like humans, otherwise Allah will wipe them like the Qaum of Aa’d and Thalmood as mentioned in many places in the Noble Qur’an. Oh Allah! Guide these people who are on the brink of death. Have mercy on them. Ameen Recommend

  • Naveed Altaf Malik
    Aug 28, 2010 - 12:44PM

    **President of Pakistan should take strict action against all the persons whom involve in this case directly or in directly,including police.Its really really shamful for us as a pakistani and be a muslim too.**strong text**Recommend

  • M.Nawaz Rehan
    Aug 28, 2010 - 3:27PM

    When I watched the video I was totally shocked, how the innocent young lads were being beaten by the cruel terrorists and no one from the mob came forward to rescue them. Hafiz Muneeb and Moeez are the Sheedan-e-Sialkot. Their blood will not go waste. It will give a new passion to the Nation, It will prove a harbinger of success against lawlessness in the country. I request the authorities to take strict action against the culprits so that no such incident could take place in future. All the responsible for this tragic event should be hanged. I condole with the parents of SHEEDAN-E-SIALKOT.
    May Allah Shower His blessings on them and give the courage and patience to their parents to bear this loss.Ameen!Recommend

  • kamal
    Aug 29, 2010 - 1:35AM

    very brutal and disgusting incident.
    all who took part in the killing,everysingle person who hit them,the drivers of the tracter,the men who helped tie them up,the police who were present
    everyone of them is responsible.
    in my book all 18 people plus all police men at the scene deserve only one punishmernt,
    that is they should be beaten to death and then hanged.
    i know im being extreme,but thats the only way to get message accross to public and police of pakistan.
    if the above action is taken by the government,i can almost guarantee no one in pakistan will ever kill anyone this way.
    but knowing pakistani government they will not do justice,then the family of the boys will do justice themselves by taking law into own hands.
    what people dont realise is its easy to murder or hurt someone but the consequences must be faced.
    your choice pakistani government,either you deliver justice or the boys family will.Recommend

  • John Babcock
    Aug 29, 2010 - 11:42AM

    This is what you call Pakistan? And call your self Pakistanis? Heartless, w/out feelings and only looking out for number ONE; that is how i define our people. This nation and its people have coming to them what they deserve and after seeing this video my conviction could not be stronger.Recommend

  • Afzal
    Aug 29, 2010 - 1:48PM

    I agree with you all 100% & wish a quick punishment for all killers/policemen & also the watchers.
    Waiting for judgment could lead to save killers lives. (Raat Gai Baat Gai). do something for quick punishment.
    Remember dont abuse to a nation ever, it is strictly prohibited in islam to point a nation as there may be some innocent people too like mugheez & muneeb, otherwise you will have to sorrow to each person of the pointed nation on the judgement day else you can not enter to the Heaven.

  • Bilawal ahmed
    Aug 30, 2010 - 12:15AM

    Feeling ashamed on being a pakistani..Recommend

  • Muhammad Nazir
    Aug 30, 2010 - 2:58PM

    Treat the same with all the involved elements who caused to defame the country and the religion Islam. Recommend

  • Afzal
    Aug 30, 2010 - 3:52PM

    16 Days are over & barbarians are still alive !! i want them to be eaten by hungry dogs.
    still their report is to be submitted in SC. what are they waiting for ? or just passing the time.Recommend

  • Samia
    Sep 19, 2010 - 11:57PM

    I pray to Allah may the departed souls of the two brothers rest in eternal peace in heaven. Supreme court needs to do speedy justice in this trial as everything is evident from the video. The culprits should be hanged to prevent such heinous crimes of brutality and savagery from taking place. May Allah give peace, patience and strength to the parents and family of the two brothers to bear this tragic loss. Recommend

  • SA
    Oct 14, 2010 - 4:08PM

    What is speedy justice? Does it exist in Pakistan? Or wait a minute, does justice exist in Pakistan? Yes it does, vigilante justice!! Recommend

  • Oct 28, 2010 - 2:48PM

    I wish we were living under Taliban rule :(Recommend

  • Afzal
    Oct 28, 2010 - 7:23PM

    i wish too, not only for pakistanies but for all muslims.Recommend

  • goliwala
    Nov 1, 2010 - 10:09AM

    This is exactly what’s wrong with Pakistani people. The killers are spreading a story that sounds right out off a bad Indian movie. First kill them then cook up an unbelievable story to protect your heinous acts.
    How believable is that; a hafiz, also leading nightly travih prayers, and not to mention both brothers were award winning students were actually women stealing robbers? And specially robbing Milkmen, of what, milk?
    Man, you people are the worst. No wonder Allah is sending Floods, earthquake, Taliban, Al Qaida, and drones attacks your way. As my wife usually says “ab Allah khood aa ker lathy to marnay say raha.”Recommend

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