Suspect of Vandalizing Hindu Temple Held in Police Custody

Suspect of Vandalizing Hindu Temple Held in Police Custody
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22-12-2021

Eva Bredenbeek 

Team Pakistan, Human Rights Researcher 

Global Human Rights Defense.

On Monday evening, the 20th of December 2021, a Hindu temple in Karachi was vandalized. The temple is from the Hindu Community, which protected and stopped the demolishments. They hereafter handed the suspect to the police, who arrested him. On Tuesday, the 21st of December 2021, the administrative judge of anti-terrorism courts ruled that the suspect must be held as a suspect for allegedly vandalizing. The judge remanded the suspect in police custody till the 28th of December 2021.

Sources and further reading: “Man remanded for vandalizing temple” (21st of December, 2021). DAWN. https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=22_12_2021_113_001