Syed Amin-ul-Haq, the federal minister for information technology and telecommunication, has taken notice of the lynching event in Karachi in which two telecom workers were brutally killed by a mob.
The Minister expressed deep worries about the lynching of two telecom workers in the city in this regard.
Such disasters, he said, can cause terror among the nation’s telecom service providers (TSPs), and he added that the Police needed to track down the offenders and punish them.
The Minister further emphasized that punishing the attackers will deter further occurrences of this nature.
He also commended Karachi Police for making great strides in capturing some of the offenders.
He also expressed sympathy to the grieving families of the workers who had passed away and begged for their forgiveness in heaven.
Separately, the police have detained 34 of the criminals, while numerous more have been located through film taken on cell phones and comments from witnesses. Raids are also being conducted in the meanwhile to capture the rest.
On Friday, a mob in the provincial capital’s Machhar Colony murdered two innocent men who worked for a cellular firm and burned their car on fire under the false illusion that they were kidnappers.
The murdered workers, Muhammad Ishaq, 31, and Muhammad Aiman, 28, were in the region to test a signal and an antenna, according to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Keamari Fida Hussain Janwari.
But some sinister people created stories that they were kidnappers and that they were looking for kids to kidnap.
Then, a mob of about 600 people gathered and began throwing rocks and other objects at them.
Within 10 to 15 minutes, the police arrived at the scene of the crime, but the victims had already passed away from serious injuries.
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