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Anti-Terrorism Court Remanded In Custody Four More Accused Of Burning A Christian Couple Alive


LAHORE: According to officials, an anti-terrorism court on Monday November 10 remanded in custody four people accused of killing the Pakistani Christian couple Shama and Shehzad, for alleged blasphemy.

Anti-Terrorsim Court remands four more suspects
Anti-Terrorsim Court remands four more suspects

According to a prosecution official, “The police produced four suspects in anti-terrorism court and the judge remanded them into police custody for further interrogation till November 19.” He said 39 more suspects were detained, out of a total of some 60 suspects who were named in the lynching of the Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan incident.

Last week followed by the incident, Police arrested 50 villagers who were part of a charged mob which reportedly burnt alive a Christian couple in a brick kiln for allegedly desecrating pages of the Holy Quran. The woman burnt alive was mother of three and was pregnant. Kasur District Police Officer Jawad Qamar confirmed the arrests and said a local religious leader had fanned the issue.