KARACHI: The Pakistan Christian Congress Chief condemns attack on Pentecostal Church in Peshawar.
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC has expressed alarm over the recent incident of attack on the Assembly of God Church in Sawati Gate area of Peshawar. He showed apprehension over the fact that,” the culprits who attacked Assembly of God Church in city of Peshawar on July 5, 2013, killing one security guard, have not been arrested by the police yet.”
Dr. Nazir S. Bhatti also doubts the police as no significant developments have been made regarding the investigations of this incident. He said, “The KPK police not seem serious on arresting culprits who attacked on AoG Church in Peshawar because progress in enquiry is nil.”
According to information, the militants shot dead the policeman guarding the gate of PentecostalChurch in Swati Gate in Peshawar city, when Church leaders were inside the Church in a meeting. After shooting the policeman, the assaulters escaped, firing at the gate of Church in front of several eye witnesses.
Nazir Bhatti further said that,” in the month of Ramadan, the situation is very serious in KPK province as Taliban have issued warning that who will not fast, he will face dire consequences.”
Pakistan Christian Congress Chief sternly demanded Chief Minister of KPK to deploy contingents of police around Churches across KPK province to put off any such incidents during the month of Ramadan. He also demanded detaintion of culprits involved in Church attack.