The body of foreign national Priyantha Kumara, who was brutally lynched by a mob in Sialkot, has been handed over to Sri Lankan authorities.

Pakistan’s assistant high commissioner to Sri Lanka received the mortal remains of Priyantha Kumara at Colombo airport.

Earlier in the day, the body of a Sri Lankan citizen was sent off to Colombo with state honours from Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore.

Special representative of Prime Minister for religious harmony Tahir Ashrafi, Punjab Minister for Human Rights Ejaz Alam A and officials of Sri Lankan High Commission were present on the occasion.