The suspect will be presented in a court tomorrow (Sunday) to secure his physical remand, says police official.
Revisiting blasphemy law comes under discussion during meeting of Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights.
Complainant claims he saw pages of the Holy Quran being thrown from the roof of a house.
21 complainants claim she was a drug peddler and intended to falsely implicate local people in Jaranwala Quran desecration case.
PPP condemns secretariat’s move sans consulting members over ‘mismatched signatures’; SC to take up plea seeking justice for mob violence victims today.
To prevent the misuse of blasphemy laws and the violence this begets, the recent amendments need to be rethought.
Separately, driver of former PTI MPA Bilal Asghar Warraich beaten by seven people in Gojra.
Usman Anwar says incidents, including Jaranwala violence, are a “conspiracy” to “divert attention” from the communal clashes in India’s Manipur.
Recommends reviewing blasphemy laws so that they are not misused against individuals or any religious minority.
Says it can't rule out suspicion that the attacks were part of a "larger campaign of hatred against the local Christians".
A preliminary analysis of the tragedy shows that anti-minority mob violence has two aspects.
Punjab interim CM says all damaged churches to be restored by next week; Punjab IG, info minister cast doubt over allegations of blasphemy.
"We are ashamed," says Pakistan Ulema Council chief; archbishop says over 20 churches burnt; COAS issues condemnation.
In Pakistan, the blasphemy laws have been misused with impunity by vested interests.
Violence stoked by rumours of alleged desecration of holy book, relayed through mosque announcements; no case against mob so far.
Minorities Alliance Pakistan chairman says govt and Jaranwala's local administration failed to protect the lives and property of Christian residents.
Police spokesperson says the suspect has been sent to jail on judicial remand.
Sources say students had lodged complaints with local clerics, accusing the victim of committing blasphemy during a lecture.
Video circulating on social media purportedly shows mob outside police station; PM Shehbaz takes notice, orders investigation.
Quashes FIR registered against a citizen from Mianwali.
We are seeing in real time the mainstreaming of religious extremism in our politics.
Local court sends suspect to jail on judicial remand.
Inquiry committee formed under Saddar SP, Samsung Pakistan says it has "immediately" started internal investigation.
Court also imposes fine of Rs1 million.
Suspects tell police they found out about alleged blasphemy committed by the victim through a dream seen by a relative.
Suggests the formation of a national commission that will make recommendations to curb such incidents.
The rulers have been open to engaging with all. What more can strengthen the sense of impunity in the dark forces?
102 people have been detained so far, while more are being identified through footage and evidence, says IGP.
Suspect seems to be mentally deranged, however, the police are waiting for a medical report, says SHO Ghulam Mujtaba.
Judge observes it appeared that there were material contradictions in the testimonies of the prosecution witnesses.