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Owner Of Brick Kiln And Three Others Presented Before Anti-Terrorism Court


LAHORE: Prime suspect of the Kot Radha Kishan incident presented before the Anti-terrorism court along with three other suspects.

Kot Radha Kishan incident
Kot Radha Kishan incident

Police presented Yousuf Gujjar, the owner of the brick kiln where Christian couple Shahzad Masih and Shamma Bibi were burnt alive – and three other suspects today. Police is due to present their findings before the court. According to reports, the family of the victims are being pressurised to withdraw the case. The four suspects presented before the ATC today were kept on physical remand by the police out of the 53 men who were arrested after the incident.

On November 4, a mob of around 1600 burnt Shahzad and Shamma alive in the same brick kiln where they worked as labourers. The Christian couple was accused of blasphemy which incited a horrific end to their lives. The incident took place in Chak 59 of Kot Radha Kishan, district Kasur of Punjab province of Pakistan.