Gujrat police capture Christian man over impiety charges
By Our Correspondent Distributed: July 15, 2017
The complainant Ahmad additionally said that Masih’s affirmed hostile words were not just intended to hurt the opinions of local people additionally to upset the region’s tranquility. Photograph: Express
The complainant Ahmad additionally said that Masih’s asserted hostile words were not just intended to hurt the slants of local people additionally to disturb the region’s tranquility.
LAHORE: Police in Gujrat have captured a Christian man over charges of submitting irreverence – an affirmation made by an individual from religio-political gathering Tehreek-e-Tuhafaz Islam Pakistan (TTIP).
Dinga police headquarters SHO Shahbaz Hinjra revealed to The Express Tribune on Friday that the charged, Shahzad Masih, had been arrested and an examination was under way.
Masih fills in as a sweeper at the Shamim Riaz Polyclinic Hospital in Dinga city.As indicated by the FIR enlisted against Masih, the complainant, Nadeem Ahmad, was at his shop, Saddar Electric Works, on the night of July 13 when a man named Ishtiaq Jalali came to him and disclosed to him that Masih had expressed irreverent words amid a discussion with him.
Administrators call for “survey” of obscenity law The FIR additionally expresses that the two men called Masih from his home and took him to Popular Mobile Shop where he said similar words once more, which were heard this time by Ahmad, Jalali, Abdul Rehman and other individuals introduce there.
The complainant additionally said Masih’s hostile words were not just intended to hurt the notions of local people additionally to disturb peace in the range.
Whenever reached, Ahmad disclosed to The Express Tribune that he was the leader of the TTIP Dinga city part, while Jalali was an individual from their association and a distributor at a similar healing facility where Masih worked.
The TTIP’s legitimate site expresses that it was framed in 2007 for Namoos-e-Rasalat.
Instances of irreverence affirmations are expanding in Pakistan. In April, a rationally sick man was pounded by a charged swarm in Chitral for professedly saying impious things in a mosque. Half a month prior to that episode, Mashal Khan, a 24-year-old understudy of the Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, was shot and barbarously lynched by a swarm of his kindred understudies in the wake of being blamed for posting impious posts on the web.Occurrences of brutality impelled by irreverence allegations have likewise been basic crosswise over Punjab. Previous senator Salmaan Taseer was shot dead by his own protect in January 2011 for bringing his voice up for obscenity denounced Asia Masih.
Rashid Rehman, a promoter and human rights extremist, was shot dead in Multan in 2014 by unidentified men for showing up as an insight for college educator Junaid Hafeez, who was blamed for submitting impiety by understudies and instructors.
Thus, many houses were singed to the ground when a swarm assaulted Joseph Colony in Lahore after an occupant was blamed for disrespect, while a Christian couple was likewise tormented and consumed inside a block furnace in Kot Radha Kishan over comparative affirmations in 2014.