Blasphemer Gets Death Sentence

Blasphemer Gets Death Sentence

MUZAFFARGARH: A blasphemy accused has been sentenced to death by the additional district and sessions court.

Nauman Chandia was convicted in a 2013 case for sending blasphemous messages from the mobile phone number of a security guard at his workplace to his own.

In 2013, Chandia registered a case at City Police Station against guard Mehr Ali. After investigation, police declared Ali innocent and Chandia confessed to his crime.

Talking to Dawn, District Police Officer Awais Ahmad said he had constituted a special team that would probe blasphemy cases on the same lines as homicide cases.

Last week, a blasphemy case had been registered against a government school teacher at Mahmoodkot police station and police were investigating the allegation.


This news was previously published in DAWN and is being republished here with permission.