Lahore: Man beaten for desecrating Quran
LAHORE: Locals of Shadbagh on Wednesday severely beat up a man for desecrating the Holy Quran and handed him over to the police. The accused was identified as Shafique. It was reported that Shafique, after a brief exchange of hot words with his friend Arshad, desecrated the Holy Quran. Upon being informed, locals gave him a good thrashing and later handed him over to the police. The infuriated people also blocked the Shadbagh Road in protest and demanded authorities give exemplary punishment to the accused.