One more Christian arrested under Blasphemy in Punjab


Lahore: April 16, 2011. (PCP) Farrukh Mushtaq Gill and his father Mushtaq Gill, have been arrested for Blasphemy on April 15, 2011, in Gujuranwala, reports British Pakistani Christian Association BPCA website.

The case of blasphemy is registered on burning pages of Quran against Father and Son in Gujranwala city where Farrukh Gill was working as a Welfare Officer at "National Bank", and his father is a teacher at the "Christian Technical Training Center" Guranjawala Pakistan. BPCA quotes from noting of BF page of one retired Christian officer in Pakistan Army that "Danish Andrew Gill The local administration appears to understand that this incident is a farce to get even with the Gill Family. The little boys who were handed the blasphemous papers by someone say that neither the father nor the son are the ones who handed over the papers. However the handwriting has remarkable similarity. The two are in protective custody." According to Pakistan Christian Post PCP, there have been dozens of cases of defiling name of Prophet Mohammad and desecration of Pages of Quran against Christians in Lahore, Kasur, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Tobe Tek, Sialkot, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Multan, Bahawalpur , Layyah, Nankana Sahib, Jhang and Sargodha districts of Punjab province of Pakistan. There are 36 total districts of Punjab province of Pakistan in which Faisalabad leads in cases against Christians under blasphemy. The Lahore district leads in killing of Christians accused of blasphemy law while Faisalabad on 2nd and Sialkot on 3rd number. The Kasur district of Punjab leads in attacks of Muslim mobs on Christian life and property while Faisalabad on 2nd number. The Faisalabad is 1st on burning Christian alive on accusation of blasphemy while Lahore and Sialkot tie on killing Christians accused of blasphemy in jails. Lahore is the district of Punjab where blasphemy accused Christians were stabbed to death in Hospital and Police Stations. Lahore is 1st in shooting Christians accused of blasphemy in vicinities of courtrooms while Faisalabad stands on 2nd number. It is alarming situation of Punjab province of Pakistan where Christians are on 2nd number in population after Muslims and in same province the cases registered against Christians under blasphemy law are 98% while in Sindh 1% and Khyber Pukhtunkhawa 1%. There is one province in Pakistan where there is 0% of cases registered against Christian after enforcement of Section 295 B and C PPC in 1986, and that is Balochistan province of Pakistan.

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