Lahore: Session judge shazib saeed sentenced lifetime imprisonment to the convict of desecrating the Holy Quran.
This case was closed on July 06, 2009 on the report of Punjab institute of mental health which declared the suspect “Not fit to stand trial” but on 22 January, 2013 the case was reopened on the application of Qaiser mahmood. PIMH again provided the medical report of the suspect in court on 29 August, 2013 which states that the “Suspect is fit to stand trial”.
During the trial, convict confessed the act and requested for forgiveness as he was ashamed of this act. He also repented over what he had done.
Complainant filed the case under the section 295-B of Pakistan constitution in Race course police station. Qaiser mahmood said that two PHA officials were also the eye witness of that incident.
After hearing court sentenced lifetime imprisonment to the convict under Blasphemy Law.
It should be in mind that Blasphemy law is controversial in Pakistan and many political parties also want amendment in these laws.