Lahore:Today ,3 April ,2013,Younis Masih’s appeal against death sentence and fine of Rs.100,000 under the blasphemy has been accepted and ordered to release by the DB (Double Bench) of the Honourable High Court Lahore.
The trial was contested by LADS lawyers and appeal was also filed by LADS's lawyers in June,2007 bearing Murder Ref.263 of 2007 and appeal No.711 of 2007 in Lahore High Court Lahore against death sentence of Younis Masih which was reopened in September 2012.
Today 3 April , 2013.Mr.Sardar Mushtaq Gill advocate with LEAD's team was present during court hearing,when the case was called for announcement of judgement there were many Muslims and Mr.Naseeb Anjum Advocate High Court and court clerk Mr.Ejaz Khokhar were also in the court.The court overturns death sentence of Christian Younis Masih,jailed more than 7 years for 'blashemy', ordering his release.
We are thankful for God for justice which be done for Younis Masih by Pakistani Courts.We are hopeful that Justice must be done for Asia Bibi too.
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 ethnicity.