Killing of Muneeb and Mughees

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Mughees and Muneeb Butt

On August 15, 2010, Mughees and Muneeb Butt were beaten to death in front of a crowd which included members of the district police. The two brothers were residents of Sialkot, Pakistan, where the incident took place. The incident was recorded in a video by a spectator which was later used by news broadcasting stations.

Background[edit]

Muneeb Butt (aged 17) and Mughees Butt (aged 15) were both residents of Sialkot. On August 15, 2010, they were accused of robbery and murder and were killed by a mob. According to an investigative report by Director-General of Anti-Corruption, Kazim Malik, police officials were present at the crime scene and encouraged the killing of the brothers.[1]

Shams Ali, one of the accused involved in the killing, has claimed that he carried out the murders at the behest of the former District Police Officer of Sialkot, Waqar Chauhan.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "‘Mughees and Muneeb Butt were not robbers'". International Herald Tribune. The Express Tribune News Network. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Wahid, Sajid (August 23, 2010). "Executed two brothers at DPO Sialkot’s behest: Accused". AllVoices. 

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