A Hindu temple in Pakistan’s Karachi was vandalised by unidentified males on Wednesday night time, Daybreak reported, citing the police.
The police have filed an first info report underneath Sections 295 (injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the faith of any class), 427 (mischief inflicting harm to the quantity of fifty rupees), 506 (punishment for felony intimidation) and 34 (acts executed by a number of individuals in furtherance of widespread intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code.
Korangi Senior Superintendent of Police Faisal Bashir Memon instructed Daybreak that the temple was positioned inside a corridor of a home and renovation work was underway. Nobody has been arrested thus far.
The FIR mentioned that 5 males on bikes had stopped by the temple on Wednesday night time and requested if the priest was current.
“At the moment, there have been simply two staff contained in the temple and so they have been portray the partitions,” the complainant Sanjeev Kumar mentioned. “After they instructed the attackers that the pundit was not obtainable, the suspects began pelting stones at an idol.”
He mentioned the boys additionally threatened the employees, who then fled.
Memon instructed the newspaper that the police have been making an attempt to acquire footage from a close-circuit tv digicam to establish the suspects.
The police mentioned that they’ve cordoned off the world and are offering safety to the members of the Hindu group, reported ANI.
On August 4, 2021, a mob had vandalised a Hindu temple in Rahim Yar Khan district after an area courtroom granted bail to a nine-year-old Hindu boy who had allegedly urinated at a library of a Muslim seminary.
In Could, an anti-terrorism courtroom had sentenced 22 accused individuals to a five-year jail time period every for desecrating the temple.
In October, a historic temple on the financial institution of the Indus River in Jamshoro district was allegedly desecrated by unidentified individuals, The Categorical Tribune reported.
In December 2020, a Hindu temple was set on hearth and broken by supporters of an area cleric in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Karak district. The mob had demanded that the shrine be eliminated after the Hindu group was granted permission from native authorities to renovate the temple.