Kasur: Christian teenager embroiled in a rancorous blasphemy case

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A Christian teenager, Nabeel Masih has been ensnared in a fallacious blasphemy case. 16-years-old, Nabeel Masih son of Amanat Masih is resident of Chak 66, Bhai Pheru, District Kasur in Punjab province. The accusers have invoked the draconian blasphemy law against him, generating a wave of terror among Christians in the accused boy’s neighborhood.

Christian teenager accused of blasphemy in Punjab

In line with details, Nabeel Masih has been arrested and is put behind the bars, while Christians in the area are fearful of customary reprisal. Section 295 and 295/A have been invoked against the teenager, as he was charged for liking picture of Islamic sacred place Khana-e-Kaaba; on Facebook. Reports are that Nabeel’s family are in hiding while some of the other Christians have also fled from the area, as the tension remains on the higher side.

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The complainant Akhtar Ali had claimed that he saw a post on Nabeel Masih’s Facebook timeline; which was derogatory towards the Islamic sacred place. He maintained that Nabeel had blasphemed by posting the picture of Khana-e-Kaaba in a derogatory manner therefore, he has hurt the religious sentiments of Muslims.