Police claim to have arrested 18-year-old "red-handed", say he allegedly confessed to his crime.
Mashal Khan's father had requested transfer of the case from Mardan fearing "influential adversaries".
Pakistan had made the request when interior minister and Facebook VP met last week.
Police move the suspect to another place instead of keeping him in the lock-up after rumours of mob violence.
Nisar informed of initiatives linked with Free Basics project, which had come under fire in India and Egypt in 2016.
The bicycle mechanic was accused of blasphemy by unidentified individuals after he got into an argument with a customer.
BAHAWALPUR/LAHORE: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Bahawalpur on Saturday sentenced a Muslim man to death for...
The accused, who belongs to the Shia community, had allegedly posted objectionable content on Facebook.
The complainant may even have planted burnt pages of the Holy Quran as 'evidence' for the case, court observes.
MASHAL Khan has been absolved posthumously of blasphemy allegations. A report by a joint investigation team states...
Report accuses varsity officials, students and outsiders of lynching; suggests action against persons responsible
Mashal murder case: JIT finds group in university incited mob against student on pretext of blasphemy
JIT says lynching may be premeditated as group leader found Khan's stance against campus activities to be a threat.
The accused was book on charges of uploading sacrilegious material on social media.
Blasphemy law prevents people from taking law in hands as the state is there to check any blasphemous act, says Hashmi.
Through the campaign, users who react to such content in ignorance are being motivated not to do so.
Capt (retired) Mohammad Safdar said it was the responsibility of all Muslims to play their role to stop blasphemy.
The state does not have a solution to vigilantism related to blasphemy accusations.
Trade and business activities remain partially suspended in Hub.
Law enforcement personnel in Hub pelted with stones upon their refusal to hand suspect over to vigilantes
Violence erupts in Hub as police refuse to hand Hindu man suspected of blasphemy over to enraged mob
FIR registered against Hindu man suspected of sharing allegedly blasphemous content over WhatsApp.
LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has directed the federal government to introduce necessary amendments to the ...
The accused said that his video, which allegedly included blasphemous content, was uploaded after making changes to it.
Chitral’s Anwaruddin says won’t mourn brother’s execution if doctors find his mental condition to be sound.
THE past couple of weeks have seen a series of chilling events related to blasphemy — or rather accusations of it...
The brutal murder of the university student in Mardan raises the question of who is actually responsible.
The brutal murder of a student in Mardan raises the question of who is actually responsible
BERTRAND Russell wrote, “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.” Mashal Khan, a...
KARACHI: There needs to be an amendment to the blasphemy laws whereby an individual wrongly accusing another of...
Court refuses police to keep accused in physical remand, section 144 imposed in area.
CHITRAL: An apparently deranged man on Friday made remarks considered blasphemous by other worshippers at a ...