LAHORE: The Lahore High Court acquits Younus Masih from blasphemy charges.
The Lahore High Court over turned the death sentence along with blasphemy charges of Younus Masih issuing orders of his immediate release from the prison. Prior to his release, Younus Masih has spent eight years behind the bars on account of blasphemy allegations.
Younus a 34 year old Christian man was sentenced to death in 2007, on expenses of making derogatory remarks about Islam. His ordeal however, ends after being seized by the Lahore Police in 2005 when local Muslim community filed complains against him.