Pakistan: Police Tortures Family of Christian who Married Muslim Girl

LAHORE: October 19, 2014. (PCP) A Christian boy namely Akram Masih’s family, including females, was severely beaten and tortured by Policemen and extremists in Multan, these policemen entered his home by climbing on the walls. They arrested the boy and put him under its custody because he had contracted marriage with Muslim girl namely Maria Bibi, who is from District Shiekhupura.

Advocate Sardar Mushtaq Gill, Human Rights Defender, Chief of LEAD was informed by Moderator Bishop Asher Kamran, Methodist Church of Pakistan, Multan and Bishop also requested for legal assistance for his release.

He also told that he already had written a request application to IG Punjab, Lahore to dismiss the false FIR No.1093/2014 registered at Police Station Factory Area, Shiekhupura in which the boy was arrested and the police had also booked one Christian relative of the boy from Lahore…