Pakistani Christian organizations condemn attack Sister Bargeeta Almeby
04 Dec 2012
Lahore: December 4, 2012. (PCP) The Pakistani Christian political and social welfare organization has strongly condemned attack on 62 years old missionary Sister Bargeeta Almeby near her residence in Lahore.
A lady Protestant Christian missionary was the victim of an attempted murder and is in critical condition in "Jinnah" hospital in Lahore. Bargeeta Almeby of Swedish nationality was in her car when two armed men on a motorbike approached to her and fired at her repeatedly on her chest. Swedish Missionary Birgitta Almeby she Served 40 years in Pakistan.
According to the police Superintendent Malik Liaquat, two armed men intercepted Brigitte Almeby at model town Lahore, while she was coming from office and fired at her.
Birgitta Almeby, was the managing Director of Full Gospel Assemblies Bible College, Kot Lakhpat, Lahore. A spokesman for the Full Gospel Assemblies of Pakistan Church informed “that a couple of unidentified men had visited Almeby''s residence a few days ago and inquired about her from her security guard”.
Almeby, had been running three social welfare NGOs in Pakistan for the past three decades. The attackers did not take any cash or valuables from her; it is a clear case of Extremism. Police has registered a FIR against the unidentified attackers.
WVIP, strongly condemned the attack on Brigitte Almeby, the Executive Director Mr. Farrukh H.Saif requested the President of Pakistan Mr. Asif Ali Zardari to take immediate action against culprits.
LEAD Chief Sardar Mushtaq Gill Advocate has strongly condemned attack on a missionary social worker and demanded arrest of culprits.
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC has said that Punjab province of Pakistan is hotbed of Islamist extremists and hub of banned terrorist organizations which are active under supervision of some leaders of Punjab government who had their vote bank in territories controlled by these Jihadists.
Dr. Nazir Bhatti condemned attack on Swedish woman missionary in Lahore and demanded arrest of Islamists involved in incident.