Published On: Thu, Oct 29th, 2015

ATC accused 20 guess in the Youhanabad lynching case



An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) accused on Wednesday 20 guess concerned in the Youhanabad lynching case. It was the case when fourteen people were murdered and more than 70 injured when two Taliban suicide bombers assaulted churches in Lahore on Sunday 15 March 2015. The bombings happened during prayers at two churches situated approximately half a kilometer separately in the city’s Youhanabad region that is home to more than 100,000 Christians, officials said. More than to 4,000 Christians afterward got to the streets of Lahore, a lot of carrying weapons with clubs as they shattered means of transportation and assaulted a city bus station in a rare show of annoyance. Having recognized numerous suspects of lynching two persons subsequently twin assails on churches in Youhanabad, city police have in use a lot of their associations into detention and under arrest them at a variety of police stations.

According to information, all guess existing in court on Wednesday begged not culpable. It was uttered that they were not nearby at the site when the persons were lynched.

The arbitrator consequently postponed the court trial until November 5 and he ordered the tribunal to present spectators at the next trial.

The initial of the lynching wounded was recognized by his brother while the family of the other victim came onward and recognized him as Babar Nauman, a resident of Sargodha.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.