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A Man Burnt Alive For Blasphemy

A Man Burnt Alive For Blasphemy

Country: 
Pakistan
News Date: 
05/07/2012
Lancastrian
Summary: 

A man accused of Blasphemy was extra judicially killed outside a police station. An unknown man was burnt alive outside a police station in Chani Ghoth area of Bahawalpur in Punjab Province.

DSP (Deputy Superintendent of Police) Ahmedpur Bahawalpur District said, " The Chani Goth police station received a complaint that a person has burnt the pages of the Quran, the police arrested the person and brought him to the police station and put him in the lock up, some religious leaders announced on the loud speakers that a man has committed blasphemy against Islam. A huge mob gathered outside the police station and they demanded to hand over the person who had committed blasphemy.

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