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SriLankan employee killed in Pakistan; The manager of a Sri Lankan factory has been put to death on charges of blasphemy

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Sri Lankan employee of a factory lynched to death in Pakistan

Ground Report | New Delhi: SriLankan employee killed in Pakistan; The manager of a Sri Lankan factory has been put to death on charges of blasphemy. According to social media reports, he was working as a manager in a private sportswear manufacturing factory.

As per the report of Dawn, the incident took place on Wazirabad Road in Sialkot, where workers of private factories allegedly attacked the export manager of a factory, killing him and burning his body.

Videos shared on social media showed hundreds of men and young boys gathered at the site, their groups raising slogans.

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“The GM of Rajco Industries in Sialkot, who was a Sri Lankan, was killed and set ablaze by the factory men. The GM reportedly tore up the poster of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and threw it in the dustbin.

The incident took place on Wazirabad Road in Sialkot, where workers of private factories allegedly attacked the export manager of a factory, killed him, and burnt his body.

In the video, an angry crowd can be heard raising slogans such as "Nara e takbir" and "Labbaik ya Rasool Allah". Labaik or Rasool Allah essentially means "Here I am at your service, O Messenger of Allah". Other slogans that could be heard by the fanatics as the man was burnt to death were 'Gustakh-e-Nabi ki hi saza, sar tan se juda, sar tan se juda'.

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The victim who was murdered was the GM of Rajco Industries in Sialkot. He was originally from Sri Lanka. Rajco is the company that made cricket jerseys and gear for the Pakistan T20 team for the World Cup. (SriLankan employee killed in Pakistan)

Taking cognizance of the killing, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar termed it a "very sad incident", while a Sialkot police spokesman said the details would be shared with the media after a preliminary inquiry.

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