One of the men lynched by an angry mob following the twin church attacks in Lahore’s Youhanabad area has been identified as a glass cutter named Naeem.
“My brother was innocent and not a militant,” Naeem’s brother Saleem said, while speaking to the media.
“My brother was missing and when we went to the hospital we discovered he was one of those lynched.”
Claiming his brother was innocent and not a militant, Saleem said, “We own a shop called Azeem glass and aluminum center and my brother was in the area to do some work when the incident took place.”
Saleem registered a case in Nishtar Colony police station against protesters for killing his brother.
Following the twin Taliban suicide bombings of churches that killed 14 people, protesters lynched two ‘suspects’ in anger. The other ‘suspect’ has is still to be identified.
Anger and rage in the Lahore’s Christian community shows no signs of abating as protests entered a second straight day today.