3 Days After Nankana Sahib attack, NPR (Non-Resident-Pakistan) Ravinder Singh murdered in Peshawar
Los Angeles, January, 06, 2020
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Ravinder Singh, NPR (Non-Resident-Pakistan) Sikh youth, a businessman in Malaysia, has been killed by a gunman in the Peshawar, Pakistan. He was in Peshawar to shop for his wedding in February. Ravinder Singh was the younger brother of a local journalist Harmeet Singh.
Ravinder’s body was found near the Chamkani police station, located along the M-1 Motorway.
The news source says that the killer phoned Harminder and told him where he had disposed of the body.
Ravinder Singh’s brother, journalist Harmeet Singh said:
- The incident highlights the sorry state of minorities in the country.
- Without minorities, no country can flourish and progress.
- Pakistan is beautiful because of minorities but each year, we end up carrying the dead on our shoulders.
- Pakistan receives funding from several countries to protect minorities.
- Govt. fails to offer protection to them.
- Today, I am here to carry by my dead brother’s body today.
- I won’t rest until the Pakistani government books the murderers of my brother.
Three days before, the Nankana Sahib gurdwara had come under siege by a mob, in an attack that was termed as communal, as videos showed people throwing stones at the shrine.
India’s MEA- The Ministry of External Affairs said:
- Pakistan should stop “prevaricating” and take immediate action to apprehend and give exemplary punishment to the perpetrators of the crime.
- We strongly condemns the targeted killing of minority Sikh community member in Peshawar that follows the recent despicable vandalism and desecration of the holy Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib.
- The members of the minority Sikh community in Pakistan have been subjected to acts of violence at the holy city of Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev.