PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will reconstruct the Hindu temple vandalised within the Karak district, the province’s chief minister Mahmood Khan mentioned Friday.
The chief minister mentioned that a number of individuals concerned within the incident had been arrested and that the provincial authorities would quickly make sure the reconstruction of the temple.
Mahmood Khan mentioned that orders have been issued to the involved authorities for the development of the temple and categorically said that nobody can be allowed to take the legislation into their very own fingers.
The chief minister vowed that the safety of the minorities’ holy locations can be ensured irrespective of the fee.
On Wednesday, an offended mob attacked and set ablaze the shrine of a Hindu saint in Karak. Video clips going viral on social media present hordes of individuals breaking and desecrating the location whereas chanting slogans. Smoke may be seen emitting from the shrine after it was set on hearth.
The announcement got here a day after KP Police arrested greater than 31 suspects and registered a case in opposition to 350 individuals for his or her alleged involvement in vandalising the temple in Karak district.
Karak DPO Irfanullah mentioned JUI-F district chief Maulana Mirza Aqeem can be nominated within the case, including that safety officers had been conducting raids to detain suspects.
CJP takes discover of mob assault on Hindu temple
Prior the arrest, Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed took suo-motu discover of the incident after a gathering with Pakistan Hindu Council chief patron Dr Ramesh Kumar. The case can be heard within the apex court docket on January 5.
The high court docket has additionally sought a report from the National Commission of Minorities in addition to police chief and chief secretary of the northwestern province by January 4.