Worship places’ protection responsibility of state

Our Correspondent
Rahim Yar Khan

Additional Inspector General of Police South Punjab Captain (R) Zafar Iqbal Awan has said that protection of places of worship of minorities was the prime responsibility of the state.

He said that the police has initiated legal action against the accused involved in spreading unrest and disorder in the Bhong incident.

Restoration work of the temple has been started and effective security has been provided to all parties.

He expressed these views while visiting the temple and other places of worship in Rahim Yar Khan’s Bhong area. RPO Bahawalpur Zubair Dareshk and DPO Rahim Yar Khan also accompanied him.

On the occasion, Additional IGP South Punjab called on all parties including Hindu community and assured them of full security and justice from the state.

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