Muslim demand publicly hanging of blasphemy accused Christian in Pakistan
28 Aug 2010
Gujranwala, Punjab: August 28, 2010. (PCP) “Hang Waris Masih before us in AliPur Chowk” Muslim protesters were chanting slogans and blocking road in Gujrawala on August 18, 2010,
after accusing Waris Masih alias Bhaloo Pehlwan s/o Diwan Masih of blasphemy.
Waris Masih is a famous wrestler and living from decades in Rajkot with his family in inherited home of his father. He had some argument with one Muslim living in his neighborhood in July 20.2010, which ended in compromise but Muslim disliked that why a Christian dared to speak before a Muslim.
On August 14, 2010, one Muslim of same area named Mohammad Zubair Butt told other Muslims that he have seen Waris Masih entering in mosque when he was drunk and defiling name of Prophet Mohammad and shouting against Islam and Quran.
The Muslims of Rajkot pressed upon Police to register case under blasphemy against Waris Masih and on delay took out procession and demanded publicly hanging of Waris Masih.
The Gujranwala Range Police dispersed agitating Muslims and registered under Section 295-A PPC, 506 PCC, 337 H2 and 25-D Telegraph Act in Police Station Dhuley, Gujranwala City on complaint of Mohammad Zubair Butt.
Waris Masih have gone in hiding on fear of his life and safety of his family while Christian resident of Rajkot are feared of Muslim mob attack like village Korian and Gojra.