Blasphemer’ killed by mob
PESHAWAR – Armed villagers killed an alleged blasphemer in Nowshera on April 20 after he reportedly desecrated the Quran. Police confirmed the incident and also took the body into its possession.
Talking to Daily Times by phone, a local police official believed that Aasheq Nabi, 40, was killed in connection with his alleged desecration of the Quran. Police said Aasheq and his wife had quarreled and she brought out a copy of the Quran, which was reportedly knocked down by Aasheq in the ensuing struggle. She reported the incident and villagers asked Aasheq to surrender to Pabbi Police, to which he refused and was shot dead. Police has registered a case against unidentified men, but has not arrested anybody yet.
Source: Daily Times