He was persecuted by mobs who accused him of blaspheming Islam on Friday (12/3/2021).
Meanwhile, the victim’s family in Sri Lanka is demanding justice for Priyantha.
The following are facts regarding the case of maltreatment of Sri Lankan men in Pakistan, quoted from: Al Jazeera.
Priyantha was persecuted by a mob who were workers at the factory where she worked, in Sialkot, Pakistan.
The workers accused him of desecrating posters with the Prophet Muhammad written on them.
Police said he was beaten with sticks, fists and kicked by dozens of mobs, before being dragged onto the street outside the factory, then set on fire.