An area and sessions court on Saturday condemned Junaid Hafeez, a previous college instructor in Multan, to death on profanation charges.
In the past a meeting instructor at the Department of English Literature of the Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Pakistan lecturer Multan, Hafeez was set up for lewdness charges and was captured by police on March 13, 2013. The preliminary of the case began in 2014.
As indicated by Amnesty International, Hafeez, who was likewise during the time spent getting an advanced education in English Literature, was accused of irreverence over Facebook transfers. Extra Sessions Judge Kashif Qayyum condemned Hafeez to death and a fine of Rs0.5 million under Section 295-C of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC); in the event of default he will experience further detainment of a half year.
He was additionally condemned to life detainment under Section 295-B, and 10 years’ thorough detainment and a fine of Rs100,000 under Section 295-An of the PPC.
As per the court’s short judgment, “Every one of the sentences will run continuously and the denounced would not be qualified to assist Section 382-B CrPC on the grounds that if there should be an occurrence of blasphemer, this court has no situation for taking [a] permissive view and it is additionally not allowed in Islam.”