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Pakistan: Police register blasphemy case against prayer leader
Pakistan Blasphemy
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Pakistan: Police register blasphemy case against prayer leader

| @indiablooms | 14 Mar 2022, 03:20 pm

Toba Tek Singh, Pakistan: Pakistani police have registered a blasphemy case against the prayer leader of a mosque for allegedly uttering blasphemous words in his speech against religious figures, media reports said.

The complainant, Maulana Dr Rafiq Anwar Chishti, a prayer leader of Jamia Masjid Madni Muhalla Irfat, alleged in the first information report (FIR) registered under section 298-A of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) that the suspect attempted to spread sectarianism through his speech in the mosque, The Dawn reported.

Police said they are looking into the matter.

No arrests have been made so far.

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