Lahore: ‘Desecrater’ acquitted
LAHORE: Additional District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Qasim on Monday acquitted an accused allegedly involved in burning pages of the Holy Quran after the prosecution failed to prove charges levelled against him. Complainant Mian Amir Mushtaq lodged an FIR against one Munawar Hussain under Section 295/B of PPC with the Township Police. He stated in the FIR that he and Akram Bhatti, Arshad Bhatti, Khalid Butt and Muhammad Shahid were going in the area of Township and saw that accused Munawar Hussain was burning the pages of the Holy Quran. Thus desecrating the Quran by burning its pages.