“Pakistan: Man compares Imran Khan to the Prophet during a PTI rally, lynched to death for blasphemy”, Organiser, May 7, 2023:
“A man was lynched by a violent mob in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mardan after being accused of Blasphemy during a rally of Imran Khan’s political outfit Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on May 6 night, Pakistan media reported.
A video is making rounds on social media, in which several people can be seen beating the man violently. The mob even dragged and were seen beating mercilessly the lifeless body of a man believed to be in his 40s in the Sawal Dher area. The deceased has been identified as Maulana Nigar Alam. He was accused of announcing before the crowd at a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) rally that he respects PTI chairman Imran Khan like a Prophet as he is an honest man, reported The Friday Times.
The alleged statement soon instigated anger among the gathering at the scene. Some reported that police reached the spot to push the crowd back…”
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