Pakistani Blogger Arrested From Lahore over Alleged Blasphemy

Christian Blogger Arrested from Lahore over Blasphemy charges. PakistanTribe.Com

Lahore – 40 years old Christian man – a blogger who used derogatory language against Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) – is arrested by Chakwal police from Lahore over an alleged act of blasphemy.

Chakwal police told that, man was arrested for blasphemy remarks made by him.

The blogger holds a masters degree in computer science and used to run a website and also wrote blogs on it. According to the sources, he used derogatory language against the Holy Prophet (PBUH) in his blogs.

On July 4, 2010 a man posted a comment on the website of a private TV channel and alleged that the accused was committing blasphemy in his blogs. He was arrested on an application filed on June 9, 2011 in the City Police Station Chakwal by Muahammad Saeed, a resident of Talagang.

According to police, the accused went into hiding after the registration of the case. He was arrested from Lahore after about three and a half years.

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