Police arrest two in campaign against mob violence

Our Correspondent
Sunday, Apr 09, 2023

MULTAN: Gulgasht police arrested an elderly man and his son on the charge of torturing a thief for stealing electric wire and a water pump after initiating an awareness drive against mob lynching here on Saturday.

The thief stole electric wires and a water pump from an under-construction house in Lodhi Colony when the owner caught him red-handed.

The owner and his son illegally tortured the thief. Police station Gulgasht arrested both accused.

An awareness campaign is also underway by the police in which the citizens are told that mob lynching is illegal. If the accused are caught, they should be immediately handed over to the police for action as per law, otherwise, stern action will be taken against those involved in violence, police said.