Federal Minister for Human Rights, Senator Kamran Michael has taken notice of the incident of a Christian ice-cream vendor beaten for selling ice-creams to Muslims. PML-N’ Kamran Michael who hails from the Pakistani Christian community, says that the incident every citizen of Pakistan regardless of religion has equal rights.
“Pakistan’s Constitution guarantees equal rights for each and every citizen of Pakistan. State will not allow anyone to take vengeance on others based on religious, racial, ethnic grounds,” Senator Kamran Michael declared, who has recently taken charge as the Federal Minister of Human Rights.
While taking notice of news of the heinous incident published in Christians in Pakistan, he has directed the DPO of Kasur to compile and present an exclusive report over the incident in two days. Kamran Michael further directed DOP Kasur to take action against those found guilty or involved in the heinous torture of the Christian ice-cream vendor in Kot Imam Din village. Consequently, an FIR has been registered and police is set to make investigations into the incident.
As reported earlier, a 42-year-old, Christian ice-cream vendor Khaleel Masih who is resident of Changa Manga was bashed by a mob in Kot Imam Din, a village in District Kasur, on May 17. The mob tortured him for selling ice-creams to Muslims as they chanted, Christians are untouchables! They are not followers of our holy prophet. They are meant for cleaning our houses and therefore should not be allowed to sell anything edible to Muslims.”