The victim was brought to Mirpur Khas court for a routine case appearance when he was attacked by the terrorists waiting outside the court house.
An Ahmadi Muslim man who is being held in police custody for blasphemy charges under Pakistan’s infamous Blasphemy Laws was attacked while appearing in a court of law in Sind Pakistan, a local TV channel reported.
Two members of a banned Islamist terrorists group attempted to murder him, Sind police told MetroOne television station.
The attack appears to be a facsimile of an event in Faisalabad where two Christian brothers were killed on court steps by the extremist element belonging to an outlawed Islamic terrorist groups. According to the report, the Ahmadi Muslim man, whose name was not disclosed, has been in police custody for two years at Mirpur Khas jail in Sind province of Pakistan.
The victim was brought to Mirpur Khas court for a routine case appearance on Thursday, August 12th, when he was attacked by the terrorists waiting outside the court house. The victim was not seriously hurt, police reported.
A resident of Kunri, the accused Ahmadi Muslim, is being tried in anti-terrorism court for allegedly insulting the Holy Prophet Muhammad. The two assailants were arrested and the police recovered several weapons and magazines of ammunition from the terrorists. The terrorist suspects were taken to an unknown location for interrogation and police is reluctant to disclose their names and other case details.
The case of two Christian brothers who were gunned down while appearing in a Faisalabad, Punjab court on blasphemy charges has created serious international uproar about Pakistan’s continuous failure to protect its minorities.
In one of its reports a few years ago, Amnesty International pointed out that most of the blasphemy cases registered are “motivated not by the blasphemous actions of the accused, but by hostility towards members of minority communities, compounded by personal enmity, professional jealousy or economic rivalry”