Man claiming to be ’11th caliph’ in Khanewal held over blasphemy charges

Source: The Express Tribune

Claimant to be the eleventh khalifa

A footage of the man making the claim soon went viral on social media. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Police in Khanewal on Monday arrested a man claiming to be a pir (faith healer) and put him behind bars on the charges of blasphemy.

The arrest was made after a video of the fake cleric went viral on social media platforms. A first information report (FIR) registered in this connection stated that the man had claimed to be the 11th caliph of Islam, at a gathering in Sadiqabad area of the district.

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