Thursday, 18 October 2012


Khuram Masih, a Christian accused of blasphemy was under the custody of police behind the bars and his bail petition is pending in which next date of  hearing is 22 October  2012  in the court of Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi, a judge of the High Court.
Lawyers of the Legal Evangelical Association Development (LEAD), which followed this case, said the 24-year-old man was physically worn out and was brutally tortured by the investigation agency and now atmosphere of jail premises as well as defective food provided to him in the jail premises,due to these circumstances he has become the patient of certain complicated diseases like bleeding through urine etc.
Today on 18 October 2012,there is hearing of trial in jail and LEAD's lawyers,Aric John and Hadayat Bashir Advocate High Court with National Director LEAD and President PCC,Advocate Sardar Mushtaq M.Gill appeared in jail for hearing of trial and submitted an application regarding the medical examination and treatment of Mr.Khuram Masih accused of blasphemy under section 295 B PPC,which is accepted by trial court and now next date of trial is fixed 31 October 2012.   LEAD request you all to pray for the health of Khuram,for bail petition and for his family who is facing many difficulties and agony due to this case.His old father is suffering many hardships due to involvement of his son in this blasphemy case because he is only source of income for the family and family is in need of residential house. ,"told Rashid"  The president of PCC and National Director  of LEAD Advocate Sardar Mushtaq M.Gill urged to Pakistani
Government to take some strong measures against the abuses of blasphemy laws and physical torture against the Christians in Pakistan,he also requested that make such a judicial policy that the accused of blasphemy laws be granted bail till the final disposal of the case and it should be made statutory right of accused of in such religious offences and blasphemy accused and also demanded that the trial such cases always should be conducted within the Jurisdiction of High Court rather than lower Courts.

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