Pakistan Defense Minister defends killers of Priyantha Kumara. In a surprising statement, Defense Minister Pervez Khattak shares his own youthful mistakes. The minister states that they youth is emotional and can make mistakes. While iterating the ordeal of Sri Lankan man, Mr. Khattak adds that a man called out the crowd on the pretext of religious defamation. He further adds that if he were young, he may have been part of the same crowd.
He said that the killers were young and emotional and that does not make a big issue. Rather, he claims that it’s a normal matter and anyone can kill someone in such an emotional state.
Mr. Khattak also shared his views that nothing big has happened. While the media is over emphasizing, the incident did not damage Pakistan,” he added. The video of Mr. Khattak can be seen here:
Meet another 'vigilante' of @ImranKhanPTI, Pervez Khattak, the Minister of defense of Pakistan.
He considers this mob lynching & the brutal murder of Priyantha Kumara, is a very normal thing, particularly when one is young, emotional & a Muslim.pic.twitter.com/KZkRcVp5OK
— Mona Farooq Ahmad (@MFChaudhryy) December 5, 2021