Lahore, 5th November: A bank manager in Pakistan has been shot by a security guard over blasphemy allegations.
Baaghi TV: According to the police report, National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) manager has been shot by a security guard in Punjab’s Khushab district over blasphemy allegations.
According to reports from the Currentpk, the incident took place in Quaidabad. The victim, Malik Imran Hanif, was first taken to a local hospital, however, the gunshot wound was so severe that he was shifted to Services Hospital in Lahore, where he succumbed to his injuries.
A video of the incident emerged on social media, where the guard could be heard saying that the deceased manager had ‘insulted Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’.
A security guard kills the bank manager of NBP branch in Quaidabad tehsil of Punjab's Khushab district accusing him of blasphemy & people celebrate & treat him like a hero for what he's done. We're on a fast-forward path to self-destruction…
Video via South Asia Press pic.twitter.com/LOVq6Xzc0x
— Bilal Farooqi (@bilalfqi) November 5, 2020
However, another video has also emerged by the deceased’s uncle claiming that they are Muslims and had not insulted the Holy Prophet PBUH. The uncle asserted the killing was due to personal reasons.
The DPO felt sceptical of the guard’s blasphemy claims and said that it was likely the incident was due to personal grievances.
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