Shahzed Masih and Shama Bibi dawn
The couple was set on fire by a group of Muslims – identified as Mehdi Khan, Riaz Kambo, Irfan Shakoor, Muhammad Hanif, and Hafiz Ishtiaq – for alleged blasphemy that never was proved. They were also fined Rs.200,000 for their involvement in the lynching.
The site where a young Christian couple were burned alive in Pakistan’s Punjab province nbcnews
A challan submitted in court claimed the five men goaded a mob of hundreds by making announcements over a mosque loudspeaker and incited them to violence with incendiary speech.
Anjum said the five people were involved in dragging, beating and burning the couple while the other eight played a supportive role.
There are more than 20,000 Christian families in Kiln business, and most of them are bounded slaves.