According to the sources, The first conviction in the Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumara lynching case has come from the anti-terrorism court (ATC) where a suspect has been awarded 1-year imprisonment.
As per details, The suspect identified as Adnan justified the lynching of Priyantha Kumara at the Sialkot factory on social media and later confessed to his crime before the court, A case was registered against him at Rang Pura police station in Sialkot under charges of collaboration in a crime.
While announcing the verdict, The ATC judge awarded him 1 year of imprisonment besides also imposing a fine of Rs10,000.
It must be noted that a 49-year-old Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumara was lynched by a mob at a factory in Sialkot on December 3, where he worked as manager.
A first information report (FIR) was registered against hundreds of unidentified men, including workers of the factory. Scores have since been apprehended and are facing investigation.
The government of Punjab and the prosecution team in December decided to conduct the jail trial of the high-profile case due to security concerns.
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