Police harassment after Muslim mob attack on Karachi Christians
27 Feb 2010
Karachi: February 26, 2010; (PCP) When Christian leaders were having reconciliation meetings with Muslims after attack on Christian colony Pahar Ganj in Central District of Karachi, police was registering cases against Christians to turn Muslim mob a
Hundreds of Muslims attacked on Christian colony Pahar Ganj after a petty dispute between Muslim fruit vendor and Christian customer here today in port city of Karachi on February 21, 2010.
According to PCP, The Christian customer picked one fruit item and checked it which was not like by Muslim vendor and he attacked Christian and started beating him. As Muslim vendor was on main entrance of residential area of more than 1,500 homes of Christians known as Pahar Ganj, some Christians approached and wanted to diffuse situation which angered Muslim vendor and he yelled “Muslims brothers come and let us teach lesson to Bangis” Word “Bangi” is used for Christians as hate to their religion in Sindh province of Pakistan while “Churra” in Punjab province and NWFP.
The Muslim mob vandalized St. Mary’s Church, of Church of Pakistan , attacked shops and burnt down motorcycles.
Police raided today Pahar Ganj on February 26, 2010, to arrest Christians and disclosed that 40 Christians were involved in riots.