Lahore:June 12, 2013, Today one Christian sanitary worker Riaz Masih met Advocate Sardar Mushtaq Gill, National Director LEAD and shared his painful tragic story which is being happened with his family from last 4 years.
Riaz Masih ,who has three sons and two daughters,living at Cantt Lahore.In 2009 he took a Television and a TV trolley on instalments from a shop of Muslim owner Asghar Ali Rubani whose total value was Rs.44000(Approximately US$ 440).He had paid whole amount within prescribed period,but he forced him to pay interest which was around about Rs.200,000(Approximately US$ 2000)
On 12 February,2013 at 21 PM Four Muslims Asghar Ali Rubani,Muhammad Shahzad,Muhammad Nadeem and Allachi; armed with deadly weapons entered his house and started to beat him and his wife and other family members.They also threatened to make involve his whole family in criminal cases if he would not give them more amount of Rs.400,000 (Approximately US$ 4000).
Riaz Masih gave next day one complaint application in Police Station South Cantonment ,Lahore,but Police did not take any action against them after taking.
On 11 June,2013 Asghar Ali Rubani made registered false FIR No.483/13 at Police Station Factory Area in which Riaz Masih and his two sons were nominated and one son has been arrested.
Riaz Masih requested Advocate Sardar Mushtaq Gill, National Director LEAD that LEAD should give free legal aid and save the family from the cruelness and barbarity of Muslim shopkeeper and injustice of police officials.
LEAD request you all to pray for such families who are being persecuted in different ways and undergo injustice and cruelness of majority community of Pakistan.
We the team of LEAD want to make ensure your prayers for the persecuted Riaz Masih and his family. We ask your prayers for the miserable condition of the victim family and May the Lord give them endurance, determination and boldness to fight for justice.We also request your prayers for LEAD lawyers that May the Lord give them wisdom to deal this case and the family could get justice.
LEAD request to support its work and mission which is being accomplished and done by LEAD.