Sialkot District Bar Association refuses legal representation to mob lynching suspects

The Sialkot District Bar Association has refused to take up the case of suspects in Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumara’s lynching case.

According to the details, the decision was made in the meeting held by the association on Wednesday. The association also expressed its grief over the sad incident.

The eight suspects in the case were brought before a Gujranwala anti-terrorism court yesterday. The court remanded them in police custody for 13 days. As per court’s order, the suspects will have to appear in court again on December 21. The suspects were arrested with the help of CCTV footage. So far, 345 Rajco Industries’ employees have been detained and taken to an undisclosed location for questioning.

The last remains of Priyantha Kumara, were transferred to Sri Lanka on December 6.

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