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Perpetrators of Sialkot incident to be awarded exemplary punishment: Farrukh Habib

LAHORE: State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib said on Saturday that exemplary punishment would be awarded to the culprits of the Sialkot incident to check the recurrence of such incidents in the future.

Talking to the media, he said the police had arrested two main accused of the incident besides 110 others. To a question, he said that Pakistan was fighting the case of Namoos-e-Risalat (PBUH) at the international level. He further said that people should not take the law into their hands and must accept the writ of the state.

He stressed the need for changing the mindset of people and added that collective efforts were required in this regard. To another query, he said that a comprehensive inquiry was being conducted with regard to the incident.

Responding to a question about Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) protest, he said that as far it was concerned the incumbent government opted for the dialogue option in the larger interest of the county.

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