KASUR: Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar Yousuf has announced compensation of 5 lac Rupees for the family of Shahzad Masih.
Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar Yousuf and the Khateeb of Badshahi Mosque, Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad arrived at the Clarkabad Church, Kot Radha Kishan.
Sardar Yousuf condemned the Kot Radha Kishan incident strongly while announcing a compensation worth of Rupees 5 lac for the bereaved relatives of the deceased Christian couple, Shehzad Maseeh and Shama Bibi who were burnt alive by a mob on November 4.
On this occasion Sardar Yousuf said that such a cruel incident cannot be forgiven at all and his administration has taken serious notice of it. He also assured that the accused mobsters and others responsible for the killings will be dealt with strictly as per the law.
The Christian couple residents of Chak 59, Kot Radha Kishan, Kasur district were burnt alive in a brick kiln on November 4 by a mob of 1600 men. They were accused of committing blasphemy by their fellow worker.