August 19, 2020

Lawyer provided gun in slaying of US man in Pakistan court: police

Peshawar (Pakistan) (AFP) – A Pakistani lawyer has been arrested for allegedly giving a pistol to a teenager accused of gunning down a US citizen as he appeared in court on blasphemy charges,¬†officials told AFP on Wednesday.Last month’s killing of Tahir Ahmad Nasim in the northern city of Peshawar provoked outrage in the United States.The US State Department has demanded action in his case and called for a reform of the controversial blasphemy laws under which he was being held.Nasim, a member of the minority Ahmadiyya community, was under police escort when he was fatally shot in court on Jul…


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