Pakistan: Old Hindu temple vandalised, idols and relics thrown out in Karachi

Local reporters have said that the situation in the area is tense since the vandalism. The entire area has been cordoned off with Karachi police and Rangers deployed in the area.

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Pakistan: Old Hindu temple vandalised, idols and relics thrown out in Karachi

Pakistan: Old Hindu temple vandalised, idols and relics thrown out in Karachi

New Delhi: A Hindu temple was vandalised by a mob in Pakistan’s Karachi after blasphemy allegations were made against a boy from the Hindu community.

The incident took place on Sunday night in Salaar compound of Karachi’s Lyari area. The mob desecrated the idols of Hindu gods and defaced the temple premises, accusing a boy of the minority community of blasphemy.

According to reports, this is the third such incident of desecration of Hindu temples in a span of 20 days. In a video, people can be seen showing the damage inflicted by the mob and complaining about the conditions of Hindus in Pakistan.


Austin said that this was the third incident of desecration of Hindu temple in Pakistan in 20 days. “They think that they can force people to respect their religion and to stop them to criticise by beheading and terror. This is not 6th century Sir. You can only get respect if you give respect to others”, he tweeted.

There being no evidence against alleged Hindu boy, Hindu community has been harassed.

Local reporters have said that the situation in the area is tense since the vandalism. The entire area has been cordoned off with Karachi police and Rangers deployed in the area.

The incident comes weeks after a person vandalised a temple in Pakistan’s southeast Sindh province. One Muhammad Ismail damaged the idols kept in the makeshift temple in the remote Badin district and fled, said the police.