Protesters Condemn Attack On Okara Church And Demanded Equal Rights For All.

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The Protesters took out a rally from St James Catholic Church to Okara Press Club and demanded that the culprits be immediately arrested.
The Protesters took out a rally from St James Catholic Church to Okara Press Club and demanded that the culprits be immediately arrested.

Dozens of rights activists and members of the Masiha Millat Party (MMP) on Wednesday organized a protest manifestation against police for disappointment on their failure to arrest the culprits in demolishing an under construction church in Chak 3/4-L, Okara.

 

The Protesters started a rally from St James Catholic Church to Okara Press Club and demanded that the culprits be instantly arrested.

 

MMP leader Aslam Pervaiz Sahotra, speaking on the occasion condemned the attack on the Christian worship place.

“The disrespect to the Holy verses and the Holy cross is condemnable,” Aslam Pervaiz Sahotra

Sahotra alleged that some police representatives in Okara were helping those who had molested the church.

 

Sharing Life Ministry of Pakistan leader Yousaf Kamran, Human Liberation Commission Secretary Coordinator Aftab Gul, Punjab MMP President William Javed, Okara MMP president Javed Iqbal and Christian Labour Party Chairman Zulfiqar Sindhu also spoke on the occasion.

 

Christians of Chak 3/4-L, Okara, had started to build a church on, what they claimed as their land. They had built a wall and installed a cross and engraved some Biblical verses. On March 9, approximately 20 people had demolished the structure and ploughed the land.