A 72-year-old British doctor is in prison in Pakistan for "posing as a Muslim", charges that reveal an escalating ideological fight that often spills over into violence.
A man belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect was shot and killed outside his house in this eastern Pakistani city, police said on Wednesday.
A graveyard of the minority Ahmadi sect in Pakistan`s Punjab province has allegedly been vandalised by policemen.
Muhammad Ashraf, a jeweller from Sargodha, was charged under the controversial blasphemy law after a cleric named Hafiz Muhammad Imran complained against him to police.
The graves in the Ahmadi graveyard at Dunyapur in Lodhran district, 100 km from the historic city of Multan, were desecrated late on Saturday night.
Dozens of members of the Ahmadi sect have been killed in terror attacks in the past two years.
A group of Pakistani clerics has
demanded that the federal government should take back land
given to the minority Ahmadi sect in Punjab province.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon