Published On: Wed, Sep 4th, 2013

School principal booked for blasphemy.

On the report of the imam of a local mosque, a first information report (FIR) was registered against a school principal here under blasphemy law by Nishtar Town police late Monday night.

Police told that Qazi Iftikhar Ahmad Raza, along with three other clerics as witnesses, filed a case against Salma, alleging that she had circulated blasphemous papers.

The complainant stated that the woman invited him to her house and made blasphemous statements regarding Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). He said that  the woman distributed photocopies of her own blasphemous writings. He got hold of them and submitted them as proof. The accused lady, who runs a secondary school, denied the charges.

SP Investigations Model town has personally taken the investigation while the woman was sent to jail on a judicial remand. Her family has been moved to an unknown safe place.

Senior police officials reached the spot along with a good-sized contingent and managed to provide security to the woman and her family.

Published in The Express Tribune, Lahore. September 4th, 2013.

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