295-c of Blasphemy Act against Rehmat Ali

Imran Mazher

FAISALABAD, Pakistan: Batala colony police arrested a man on the charge of desecrating a copy of Holy Quran at Amin Park on Thursday.

Rehmat Ali allegedly desecrated the Holy Quran. After the incident, a demonstration was staged and the road from Fawara Chowk up to Satiana Road was blocked. The demonstrators were chanting slogans against the accused.

In the meantime, MPA Mohammad Shafiq Gujjar arrived at the spot and assured the protesters of strict action against the accused. The protesters dispersed peacefully.

A case has been registered aginst the accused under section 295-c of Blasphemy Act.

Ferhan Mazher
Rays of Development organization, Sargodha, Pakistan

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