RAWALPINDI: A Blasphemy Accused Shot By A Policeman In Jail

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Muhammad Asghar- blasphemy accused
Muhammad Asghar- blasphemy accused

A 70-year-old Scottish man sentenced to death in Pakistan over blasphemy charges is in hospital after being shot by a prison guard in jail. According to details Muhammad Asghar, who is from Edinburgh, was arrested in 2010 after writing letters to a number of people claiming to be a prophet. A court in Rawalpindi convicted him of blasphemy earlier this year.