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Friday, May 31, 2013

Pakistan Christian Teenager Tortured To Death By Mob At Muslim Seminary - from the Catholic Herald Archive

Pakistan Christian Teenager Tortured To Death By Mob At Muslim Seminary - from the Catholic Herald Archive

A MUSLIM MOB in Pakistan tortured a Christian teenager to death after he drank water from the tap of an Islamic seminary, it emerged this week.
Javaid Anjum, a 19-yearold student of commerce in Quetta, Eastern Pakistan, was tortured for five days. A gang of Islamic students gave him electric shocks, broke his arm and his fingers, and pulled out his fingernails. The electric shocks caused his kidneys to fail. He was taken to hospital, where doctors tried to keep him alive on dialysis machines, but he died earlier this month.
Mr Anjum had gone to visit his grandfather in Toba Tek Singh, Punjab, and felt thirsty while at a bus stop. When he found a tap inside the compound of Jamia Hussainbin-Murtaza, an Islamic seminary, he drank from it. Immediately, he was accosted by Ghulam Rasool, a famous Islamic preacher, and a gang of his students.