LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court here has acquitted 20 suspects booked for allegedly lynching and immolating a Christian couple accused of committing blasphemy in Kot Radha Kishan in 2014. In Nov 2014, brick factory workers - Shahzad and his wife Shama - were burned to death in a brick kiln by a charged mob for allegedly desecrating the Holy Quran. The woman, a mother of three, was said to be pregnant at the time of the incident. The ATC judge exonerated 20 suspects from all charges for lack of compelling evidence.…
KASUR: An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday sentenced five men to death for lynching and burning alive a Christian couple in 2014 near Kasur. The incident took place in the rural area of Kot Radha Kishan near Kasur where an enraged mob attacked and burned alive a young Christian couple working at a brick kiln over alleged blasphemy. The court sentenced to death five men named Mehdi Khan, Riaz Kambo, Irfan Shakoor, Muhammad Hanif, and Hafiz Ishtiaq, who were under currently under custody. Eight other men were…
LAHORE: Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) Lahore has extended the judicial remand of suspects in the Kot Radha Kishan Case to a week, ARY News reports.
LAHORE: Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore has sent 16 suspects of the Kot Radha Kishan incident to prison, ARY News reports on Monday.
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan Saturday took suo motu notice of the Kot Radha Kishan incident and sought a report from the Punjab Government in three days, ARY News reported.
KASUR: Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar Yousuf while condemning the Kot Radha Kishan incident, has announced compensation worth of Rs 5 lac for the bereaved relatives of the deceased Christian couple, Shehzad Maseeh and Shama Bibi, ARY News reported.
KASUR: The CM's observer team Tuesday forwarded the inquiry report of the Kot Radha Kishan incident to the Punjab CM, Shahbaz Sharif, which also had a mention that the father of deceased Shehzad Maseeh used to practice witchcraft, ARY News reported.
KASUR: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has declared the Christian couple of Kot Radha Kishan as innocent, who were beaten to death for allegedly desecrating the Holy Quran, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: Police on Wednesday has arrested dozens of people after a mob beat a Christian couple to death and burned their bodies for allegedly desecrating Holy Quran.