A 26 year old man has suffered a physical attack and is in under Police protection after a false blasphemy charge has been laid against him. The incident occurred June 10th at a place called Khanewal near Miah Channu.
26 year old father of two Dildar Masih ran to the rescue of his 8 year old nephew who was being beaten by a group of Muslim youths for not reading Kalma Tayyaba Islam's foremost proclamations of Muhammed as a prophet Compass Direct reported.
Dildar simply stopped the attack and rebuked the boys for trying to force his Nephew Itisham into renouncing his own faith. Dildar was later accused by a local Muslim prayer leader of blaspheming during the incident which he claimed to have seen from the Mosque entrance near the site of the altercation. The same Prayer leader Qari Husnain fomented hatred by contacting local clerics and calling for action against the blasphemer.
Dildar Masih has suffered attack and has been taken into police custody the Christian community in which he lives have now fled their homes after local mosques called for revenge against the blasphemy.
Compass Dierect provides a full report below please click the link below:
It would seem thus far that the Police have acted professionally and even saved his life by purportedly sending out a false decoy vehicle in which they stated that Dildar Masih had been removed to another city. We must pray for their continuing strength in the face of much provocation and threat.
Dildar is said to be safe and well but incidents like this continue create loss, pain and suffering for innocent victims in Pakistan. We urge readers of this post to join us for our protest on the 2nd July so that we can raise issues such as these and others on a much larger platform. The rule of law is overcome by religious, economic and political elites who are able to subvert justice and promote their own agenda. Pakistan must be made to adhere to the international human rights conventions that it has subscribed to.
If you are not able to make the protest please pray for a successful event.
Please pray for peace to be restored to this city and the safe return of the fleeing families to their homes and businesses without loss.