Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Blasphemy in a text message

Attempt at chastisement lands a Pakistani Christian man a life term
In a separate case, neighbours and members of the media gather in front of the house of a Pakistani Christian girl accused of blasphemy. CNS photo / Faisal Mahmood, Reuters.
A Christian man in Punjab has been sentenced to a life term after sending blasphemous text messages using his wife's phone to Muslim clerics of Gojra.

According to The Indian Express, Masih's wife had contracted a marriage with a man in the UK, and to teach her a lesson, Masih tried to make her look like a blasphemer.

Needless to say, his plan backfired. 

Read the full story here.

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