Blasphemy: Pakistani journalist did a controversial post about Lord Hanuman, arrested under this law


Following a complaint by Ramesh Kumar, the Satellite Police Station registered an FIR against journalist Asmal Baloch under sections 295A and 153A of the Pakistan Penal Code. Explain that under section 295A, there is a provision to punish those culprits who intentionally try to spread disharmony. Under this section, there is a provision of punishment up to 10 years.

According to media reports, the accused Pakistani journalist had written in his post shared on Facebook and WhatsApp, “Captain Shri Ram Park Wale.” Seeing the post of the journalist, the people of the Hindu community expressed their protest. At the same time, Provincial Minister for Minority Affairs Gyanchand Israni, after talking to the Inspector General of Sindh, appealed for action against the journalist.

Detained Pakistani journalist apologizes

The provincial minister said that no one would be allowed to insult anyone’s religion. Please tell that Sindh is considered the center of religious tolerance in Pakistan. On the other hand, a video statement of journalist Aslam Baloch, who was in police custody after being arrested, has come to the fore in which he has apologized to the Hindu community.

Regarding the registration of the case and the arrest after the complaint, journalist Aslam Baloch has claimed that he did not post the controversial post for which action has been taken against him. He said that he simply shared the social media post.

According to media reports, the largest population of Hindus in Pakistan lives in Sindh province. 70% of the Hindu population here lives in Mirpurkhas. The border districts of Mirpurkhas, Tharparkar, Umarkot and Sanghar share borders with India.

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