Taking notice of the Lahore, Badami Bagh tragedy National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) for human rights has summoned Inspector General (IG) Punjab police.

Chairman NASC for human rights chairman Riaz Fatiana strongly condemned the torching of houses of the Christian community in Joseph Town.

The committee asked Punjab IG to appear before it on March 14 in Islamabad and submit a report regarding the torching of nearly 170 houses, shops and a church by angry mob over blasphemy charges.