An anti-terrorism court has ruled in the murder case of Sri Lankan citizen Priyantha Kumara in Sialkot.
Lahore anti-terrorism court has given its verdict after completing the trial of Priyantha Kumara murder case in Kot Lakhpat Jail.
Six convicts were sentenced to death.
According to the court decision, 7 convicts have been sentenced to life imprisonment while 76 convicts have been sentenced to 22 years imprisonment.
The court conducted separate trials in Kot Lakhpat Jail in which 48 eyewitnesses and video audio were presented by the prosecution team.
The court reserved its decision after recording the statements of witnesses and concluding the arguments of the parties.
December 3, 2021, a Sri Lankan citizen who was the manager of a local factory was brutally killed by a mob in Sialkot.
The mob severely beat Lincoln, accusing him of blasphemy, and set his body on fire.
The brutal killing of a Sri Lankan citizen drew a strong response from across the country, with the government announcing harsher punishments for those involved.