- Jan 9, 2012
Almost 100 houses were burned in a mob attack on a Christian community at the Badami Bagh area in Lahore.
The attack was supposedly retaliation against a member of the community for having made blasphemous remarks.
During the attack, members of the police including the SHO of the area was also injured when the mob threw stones at them.
The mob comprising of almost 3000 members attacked the Joseph colony on Noor road. The attack was led by Shafiq Ahmed against the supposed blasphemer Savan.
Several houses besides that of Savan were attacked and almost 150 Christian families were forced to flee the area.
Savan is currently under arrest and has been moved to an undisclosed location.
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