The session court finally convicted Asif Pervez after 7 long years of trial and sentenced him to death. The convict was also sentenced to three years in prison under the Telegraph Act. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the accused for contempt of court. Asif Pervez’s sentence has been sent to the Superintendent District Jail.
Earlier Greentown police had registered a case against the culprit on charges including blasphemy of the Holy Prophet, peace and countless blessings of Allah be upon him, blasphemy of the Holy Quran and blasphemy of Islam. Police filed a challan against the convict Asif Pervez in 2013.
Additional Sessions Judge Mansoor Ahmad Qureshi heard this blasphemy case. The court sentenced Asif Pervez to death in the light of available evidence and witnesses.