Christian of Nazareth Colony Faisalabad under threat of Muslim mob attack
14 Feb 2014
Faisalabad: February 14, 2014. (PCP) The thousands of Christian residents of Nazareth Colony fled from their homes when Muslims threaten to burn their homes and to kill them if Muslim girl who married a Christian boy shall not to hand over to them.
A Muslim girl of Nazareth Colony neighborhood fell in love with a Christian boy and married him on which Muslim radicals of the area gathered and threatened to Christians to give back Muslim girl to her family to avoid attack on their homes after Friday prayers.
The police moved in Nazareth Colony and registered case against Christian boy under sections of kidnapping and forced marriage.
According to sources close to PCP, the police picked up two boys and father of the boy whom they tortured to confess involvement in kidnapping of the Muslim girl.
The news also surfaced through sources of WVIP, one leading Human Right organization of Pakistan that Saleem Masih, father of Christian boy who married Muslim girl, was so severely tortured by police that he suffered heart attack and died.
Mr. Bhatti who is District Reporter of "Daily Pakistan News" and Bureau Chief of Daily “Jinnah" visited Police station to ask about whole situation and about his two cousins who were arrested on being friend of Christian boy with whom Muslim girl married.
The SHO told Mr. Bhatti that they kept these two boys for safety of Christian community to show extremists that they have kept these two boys to show extremist leaders that they have caught Christian people in prison.
There are more than dozen cases in Pakistan every month when Christian girls are kidnapped and enforcedly converted to Islam and married to influential Muslim but police denies to register any case against Muslim kidnapers.