7 death sentences. Mughees and Muneeb Butt (Urdu: مغیث اور منیب بٹ) were two Pakistani brothers who were lynched by mob on August 15, 2010 in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan. The brothers were killed, hung, and mutilated in Sialkot with the support of local police and Rescue 1122.,
In 1930, the Tehsils of Rayya Daska and Pasrur were split up and parts of these were amalgamated in District Gujranwala. After the partition of British India in 1947, Sialkot came under Pakistani rule.
Known historian Diayas Jee has recorded in his book that Hindu Raja Sull had established the Sialkot city about 5,000 years ago and ruled over the area that fell between the rivers Ravi and Chenab. Raja Sull had built the Sialkot Fort (having double faseel then) for the defence of the city.09-May-2007
Standard Punjabi is spoken by the majority of the people in Faisalabad, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Kasur, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Okara, Pakpattan, Sahiwal, Hafizabad, Nankana Sahib districts of Pakistan's Punjab Province.
Formerly, Sialkot has been the winter-capital of the State of Kashmir. The city is about 125 km (78 mi) north-west of Lahore and only a few kilometres from Jammu in India.
Priyantha Kumara Diyawadana was a 49 year old Sri Lankan man who was lynched by a mob on 3 December 2021 in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan over allegations of blasphemy.
Sialkot is traditionally a center of sports goods, surgical instruments, leather goods/garments, cutlery, and musical instruments industries. There are also various types of plastic- and metal-based industries.
Sialkot is known for manufacturing and export of many items such as surgical instruments, musical instruments, sports goods, leather goods, textile goods etc. Sialkot is the second largest source of foreign exchange earnings for Pakistan because of its exports' and remittances from overseas manpower.