LAHORE: The participants of the anti-Christian riot striked some of the residnts of Joseph Town during the Saturday arson.
According to details, the mob not only set fire to the houses and property of Christians but some of the residents got a beaten from them.
“I was beaten by the mob despite the fact I had nothing to do with what happened,” said shaken up Chaman Masih, father of the allegedly accused Sawan Masih, “but I know one thing that my son is innocent.’’ Masih blamed the Police of prior information of the violence.
“The attackers were given a free hand when they were torching the belongings and our homes,” a witness told on condition of anonymity. “The attackers were Pashtuns and workers of different steel factories and warehouses,” he revealed.