Pattoki:On dated 25 January 2013,A Christian minor girl, Fouzia bibi, 15 from a small village of Roday, Dristrict Kasur, in Punjab Province of Pakistan became victim of rape by local two influential Muslim men,Sher Muhammad (meaning Lion Of Muhammad) and shabbir Ali.LEAD intervened the case and got registered FIR bearing No.22/13 at Police station serai Mughal through submitting application to DSP Pattoki.
Yesterday some Muslims and some police men ,not in Police Uniforms,raided Kaila Masih's house and beaten and tortured Christian women Zareena Bibi,Hameedan Bibi and Sharifan Bibi and also used abusing words for them.
Today 9 February 2013,Chief of LEAD,Sardar Mushtaq Gill was called by Rev.Saleem Gill and Mr.Kaila Masih about this sad and tragic incident.Chief of LEAD immediately moved to Pattoki and met with Rev.Gill and Christians of Village Roday and filed to applications to DSP Pattoki one for registration of FIR against the police officials and other Muslims who beaten the Christians women and other for transfer investigation of rape case from Police station Serai Mughal to DSP Pattoki.
Police has arrested one culprit and yet not sent him jail,other culprit is free and making threats to Christians of the area.
Demands must be made for an immediate arrest of the other culprit who also perpetrated the vicious acts on poor Fouzia Bibi and arrested culprit must be sent to jail.
Rev.Gill told to LEAD's Chief that our people are poor that's why they are treated like this.
LEAD is a Christian relief,development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with Children,families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.As followers of Jesus,we are motivated by God's grace and love to serve all people regardless of race,religion gender or ethinicity.
We ask for financial and moral support for the continuity of work which LEAD provides in Pakistan. We are thankful for all who are financially supporting LEAD’s work for the Persecuted Church. We pray for more who have same vision for the Persecuted Church, to be our partners in this noble cause.