Junaid Jamshed booked for blasphemy

Source: Dawn

KARACHI: A blasphemy case was registered on Tues­day against singer-turned-preacher Junaid Jamshed on the directives of a district and sessions court for one of his televised sermons that is thought to contain blasphemous remarks about a wife of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

SSP-City Sheeraz Nazeer said the case had been registered on a complaint of a leader of the Sunni Tehreek at the Risala police station under Sections 295-C (use of derogatory remarks in respect of the Holy Prophet) and 298-A (use of derogatory remarks etc in respect of Holy Personage) of the Pakistan Penal Code.

The SSP said that Mr Jamshed had not yet been arrested. He said that the matter would be investigated by a senior officer before taking any action.

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2 replies

  1. Actually he was booked, went on media and apologized. He has been forgiven but not Asia Bibi, the poor Christian women who should not have been blamed in the first place. Unfortunate that Mullahs in Pakistan keep crossing all limits of bigotry. Only God will deal with them inshallah.

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