Kasur: A Christian couple was beaten to death by a group of infuriated people over charges of desecration of ‘holy pages’ in Kot Radha Kishan on Tuesday.
After killing, the mob hurled the bodies of Shama Bibi and her husband in a brick kiln to be burnt. DPO police said that the couple was convicted of desecrating ‘holy pages.’ According to the police, 42 people have been arrested over their alleged involvement into the brutal act.
The eyewitnesses said hundreds of enraged villager took part in the execution in the presence of five policemen who watched the whole incident as silent observers.
Shahbaz Javed, a brother in law of Shama, said a false allegation was leveled on the couple who was illiterate.
“We will knock every door for justice,” he said.
A case against hundreds of suspects has been lodged under different sections including murder and terrorism by the local police.