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Pakistan ambassador to US faces blasphemy probe

Source : ANI
Last Updated: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 15:28 hrs

A blasphemy case has been registered against Pakistan's ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman by Multan police.

According to a report published in the BBC Urdu, the case was registered on a complaint made by Faheem Gill, a citizen of Multan.

In his complaint, Gill has alleged that Rehman had committed blasphemy while speaking during a program aired on a private television channel on Nov 30, 2010, the Dawn reports.

According to the report, the complainant said Rehman was speaking on the country's blasphemy laws and had made some statements that were tantamount to committing blasphemy.



Multan's senior superintendent police Ghulam Shabbir Jafri said that the case had been registered and the complainant had also been made part of the investigation.

He added that evidence was being collected with regard to the case.

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