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Sawan Masih awaits justice


LAHORE:  The alleged accused of blasphemy, Sawan Masih awaits for justice from behind the bars.


Sawan Masih
Sawan Masih

The accused, Sawan Masih aged 35 son of Chaman Masih is a resident of Joseph Town, Noor Road, Badami Bagh, Lahore. By profession he is a sanitary worker (sweeper)- father of three. The suspected offender Sawan, resides with his parents in a joint family system in a house that is in the facade of the locality of Joseph Town.


The complainant Imran Shahid is said to be Sawan’s close friend since past 8 years. On the basis of complain of Imran Shahid, an FIR bearing 112/13 was lodged at the Badami Bagh Police Station. Initially the police held Chaman Masih, and beat him severely however he got released on constant denial of the accusations. Following these events, Sawan was finally handed over to the police on March 8th Friday– a day prior to the attack.