According to the reports 25-year-old Ravinder Singh brother of public speaker Harminder Singh was shot dead in Peshawar by an unidentified man. This incident took place just 2 days after the mob attacked Gurdwara Sri Janam Asthan at Nankana Sahib.
Ravinder a resident of Sangla district at Khayber Pakhtunkhwa had recently returned from Malaysia and had gone out shopping for his wedding, his friend Manmeet Kaur told to NDTV.
Talking to ANI Police said, after killing they made a phone call to Ravinder's family.
India Today has also strongly condemned the incident calling it as "Targeted Killing" of minorities communities in Pakistan. this incident "follows the recent despicable vandalism and desecration of Gurdwara Sri Janam Asthan at Nankana Sahib and the unresolved case of abduction, forced conversion and marriage of a Sikh girl Jagit Kaur," the government said.
The government said," India calls upon the Government of Pakistan to stop prevaricating and take immediate action to apprehend and give exemplary punishment to the perpetrators of these heinous acts. The Government of Pakistan should act in defense of their own minorities instead of preaching sermons about it to other countries,"
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur tweeted," A day after mob attacked our holy shrine , this brutal murder of Sikh youth in Peshawar shows the extent of persecution minorities face in Pak. I urge PM ji to imm take up the issue with & ensure the safety of Sikh brethren there.
A group of angry people lead by the family of a man who had abducted the Sikh girl had recently attacked Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has also condemned Pakistani authorities for failing to prevent an attack on minorities he tweeted," The attack on Nankana Sahab is reprehensible and must be condemned unequivocally. Bigotry is a dangerous, age-old poison that knows no borders. Love + Mutual Respect + Understanding is its only known antidote,"
Members from the Akali Dal and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara staged a protest against Pakistani Embassy on Saturday to condemn the incident.
In the Midnight The Pakistan foreign office said that "There was a scuffle between to Muslim groups." in Nanaka Sahib on Friday. They claimed that a minor incident took place which lead to an altercation and the accused have been taken into custody. "Most importantly, the gurdwara remains untouched and undamaged," said the The Pakistani office.
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