The highest decide took cognisance of the incident after MNA Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, who’s the patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Hindu Council, known as on Chief Justice Ahmed on the Supreme Courtroom in Islamabad as we speak to debate the problem of the temple assault.
The chief justice “confirmed grave concern over the tragic incident”, based on a press launched issued by the Supreme Courtroom.
He fastened the matter earlier than the courtroom on August 6 (tomorrow) at Islamabad, and directed the Punjab chief secretary and inspector basic of police to look for the listening to together with a report. Dr Vankwani has additionally been summoned, the assertion added.
The incident occurred on Wednesday, when tons of of individuals vandalised the Hindu temple in Bhong and blocked the Sukkur-Multan Motorway (M-5) after a nine-year-old Hindu boy, who allegedly urinated in a neighborhood seminary, was granted bail by a neighborhood courtroom.
Responding to the state of affairs late within the night, the district administration deployed Rangers within the space after Deputy Commissioner Dr Khuram Shehzad and District Police Officer Asad Sarfraz visited the city.
On the criticism of a cleric, Hafiz Muhammad Ibrahim, of Darul Uloom Arabia Taleemul Quran, the Bhong police had registered a case in opposition to the boy (who was not named) beneath Part 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts meant to outrage non secular emotions of any class by insulting its faith or non secular beliefs) of the Pakistan Penal Code on July 25.
Sources stated some Hindu elders tendered an apology to the seminary administration, saying the suspect was a minor and mentally challenged. However when a decrease courtroom granted him bail a number of days in the past, some folks incited the general public within the city on Wednesday and bought all outlets there closed in protest.
A video clip that went viral on social media confirmed charged folks wielding golf equipment and rods storming the temple and smashing its glass doorways, home windows and lights, and damaging the ceiling followers and idols.
Later, the protesters additionally blocked the M-5 motorway for greater than three hours.
District police spokesman Ahmed Nawaz Cheema stated Rangers had been deployed within the troubled space and the state of affairs was beneath management.
In regards to the alleged late response by the police authorities, sources stated senior officers had been busy attending the police martyrs’ day ceremonies.
Cheema confirmed that the suspect was a minor, saying he had no details about his psychological well being to date.
There have been stories of some previous financial dispute between Hindu and Muslim teams within the space which was said to be the precise reason behind the unrest.
A PTI member representing minorities stated after getting the Bhong market closed, the mob additionally tried to assault some homes of individuals belonging to the Hindu group.