SC orders judicial inquiry into Larkana riots

download“The Supreme Court directed the Larkana district and sessions judge on Thursday to investigate into the attack on a Hindu temple, following the alleged desecration of the Holy Quran.
Hearing a suo motu case regarding the Larkana incident, a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani observed that the state was duty-bound to protect the rights of minorities.
The court stated that the inquiry report should comment on the causes of the incident and the role of the law enforcement agencies in it, as well as identify the culprits and suggest measures to prevent such incidents in future.
Pakistan Hindu Council General Secretary Deepak Kumar told the court that a few days ago a Hindu temple and Dharamshala in Larkana were attacked over some misunderstanding.
He said properties of Hindus were damaged over alleged desecration of the Holy Quran, adding that it was necessary that a judicial inquiry be ordered.”

Source: The News