Lahore: Today 14 March 2013 CLAP-Christians Lawyers Association of Pakistan and Muslims lawyers made record of protest on Bedami Bagh,Lahore incident and demanded from Punjab Government to arrest culprits and made them punished according to Law
A mob enraged over alleged blasphemy set on fire more than 150 Christians houses at Badami Bagh on Saturday.
There was no casualty as the Christian community, including women and children, had left the neighbourhood on Friday night after police pressurized them to do so.
The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry took notice of the Badami Bagh incident that occurred in Lahore on 09-03-2013.The apex court, in its interim order, said that no insufficiency will be tolerated and suspending SHO and DSP is not enough.SC held IG and CCPO responsible for the incident and ordered that complete investigations should be conducted.SC adjourned the case hearing till March 18, 2013.
President CLAP Mr.Ijaz Farhat Advocate High Court addressing to media demanded adequate security for Christians in Pakistan.
Before protest in a meeting Christian lawyers focused on recent incidences of violence against Christians in Joseph Colony in Badami Bagh, Lahore.
Christian lawyers Ijaz Farhat ,Adnan Shamim Bhatti, Ezra Shujat, Sardar Mushtaq Gill, Niaz Amar and some other strongly condemned the terrorist attacks on the houses of poor Christians in that area.
This is not the first brutal attack in which the government has failed to provide Christians protection and security .There were committed similar acts of aggression and violence against Christians in Gojra and Shantinagar,the culprits have been identified, but not arrested.”Told Sardar Mushtaq Gill Chief of LEAD and President Lahore PCC”.