The 14-year-old Christian girl accused of blasphemy for burning pages of Quran, was on Tuesday exempted of all charges against her by Islamabad High Court in Pakistan.
Khalid Chishti was detained on September 1 on a charge of blasphemy for desecrating the Quran and planting evidence that was used against the girl Rimsha Masih.
The men who had accused a cleric of tampering evidence to implicate Rimsha in blasphemy case withdrew their statements.
A Pakistani court ordered the police to transfer the case of young Christian girl Rimsha Masih, accused of blasphemy, to a juvenile court.
Rimsha was arrested on August 16 after a neighbour accused her of burning papers containing verses from the Quran, in breach of Pak’s blasphemy laws.
A Pak court gave police time till Sep 21 to file chargesheet against the young mentally challenged Christian girl Rimsha Masih accused of blasphemy.
A teenage mentally-challenged Pakistani Christian girl, accused of blasphemy on Tuesday said she fears for her life.
Rimsha Masih, who was accused of blasphemy, has been moved from police headquarters in Islamabad to an undisclosed location for security reasons.
Rimsha saw a dramatic release from prison, as she was whisked to the helicopter and flown to a secret location.
Pak Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said Rimsha Masih, the minor Christian girl accused of blasphemy, had not left her home on the day of the incident.
Rimsha Masih was arrested after being falsely implicated in a blasphemy case by the cleric of a mosque.
Pakistan`s embattled Christian minority is outraged by the arrest of a young, mentally challenged girl accused of insulting Islam.
Rimsha Masih was accused of burning pages of a primer used to teach children the Quran and was booked by police under the harsh blasphemy law.
A man told a law officer that cleric Khalid Jadoon Chishti had planted evidence against Rimsha Masih.
A Muslim cleric is accused of stashing pages of a Quran in a Christian girl`s bag to make it seem like she burned the Islamic holy book.
Rimsha Masih was accused by an angry mob of burning papers containing verses from the Quran.
Rimsha Masih`s mother Irshad Bibi had submitted a bail plea on August 25 but the girl had not signed the power of attorney.
Rimsha Masih faces the death penalty for allegedly burning pages with verses from the Quran.
The lawyer of the person who accused a minor Christian girl of committing blasphemy, has claimed that doctors and officials are "favouring" the girl.
Rimsha Masih, believed to be around 14 years of age, was allegedly seen burning pages inscribed with Quranic verses.
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