The convict had been posted as a security guard at a bank branch in Punjab's Khushab district and had shot dead the manager.
There are several individuals convicted of blasphemy by the lower courts, and awaiting justice from the higher courts.
Shafqat Emmanuel and Shagufta were sentenced to death in 2014 for sending "blasphemous texts" about the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
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While it is right, the EU parliament’s message to penalise Pakistan hardly addresses the problem.
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Imran Khan stresses severing ties with France will incur a loss to Pakistan, not the other way round.
Suspect arrested, confesses to have killed the victim over blasphemy allegations, say police.
He was a juvenile when he was arrested in 2016; lawyer argues blasphemous post on WhatsApp had not been generated by the boy.
Mashal's father says he will challenge the PHC verdict in the Supreme Court after consulting his lawyers.
Police say premature to comment on motive behind the murder; deceased manager and suspect had argument a few days ago.
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Policeofficials hold talks with ulama, agree to hold an open enquiry with the help of community leaders and ulama.
Asif Pervaiz had been accused by his supervisor of sending derogatory remarks about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) via text message.
Authorities say the teenage suspected shooter has confessed to the killing, claiming the lawyer provided him with the pistol.
Bail petition filed on behalf of the juvenile suspect mostly included verses of the Holy Quran and Hadith.
He was produced before ATC amid tight security.
Asks Pakistan to “take immediate action and pursue reforms that will prevent such a shameful tragedy from happening again”.
The suspects were seen dancing to Indian songs in front of religious banners.
Police take suspect into custody, register case against him on blasphemy charges.
Four ‘young thieves’ arrested were arrested for stealing money from the temple a day earlier.
A 45-year-old man was allegedly desecrating copies of Holy Quran when some locals saw him while passing by a mosque.
Senator Malik says that the matter will be taken up in the next committee meeting scheduled for Jan 3, 2020.
A sessions judge announced the verdict in presence of the accused in New Central Jail.
The former BZU lecturer has also been sentenced to life imprisonment and issued a collective fine of Rs0.6 million.
In addition to the jail term, the court also imposes a fine of Rs20,000 on the suspect.
The man had been condemned to death in a blasphemy case in 2002.
“In Pakistan, Junaid Hafeez remains in solitary confinement on unsubstantiated charges of blasphemy,” says Pence.
Accused ordered to pay Rs200,000 fine.
The doctor has been taken into custody by the police; family members say they fear for their safety.