‘Murders happen when emotions are high’: Minister says govt shouldn’t be blamed for Sialkot lynching

Defence Minister Pervez Khattak has suggested that the ghastly lynching of a Sri Lankan man at the hands of a mob in Sialkot should not be linked to the government’s decision to lift the ban on the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), saying even “murders take place” when young people get emotional. The minister’s remarks come amid countrywide outrage after a mob comprising hundreds of protestors tortured … Continue reading ‘Murders happen when emotions are high’: Minister says govt shouldn’t be blamed for Sialkot lynching