Mashal Khan alleged blasphemy last Facebook Post
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan on Friday condemned the lynching of a 23-year-old student of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan over alleged blasphemy. Khan, in a tweet said: “I am in touch with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General since last night on condemnable lynching of student in Mardan.”
The PTI chief noted, “Law of the jungle can’t prevail,” and said that firm action is necessary.
Condemning the act PTI MNA Asad Umer tweeted: “Mardan lynching yet another example of how increasing intolerance is destroying the fabric of society” On April 13, Mashal was killed and another student, Abdullah, was seriously injured by a vigilante mob for allegedly “publishing blasphemous content online”, local police had said.
The incident occurred within the university premises. The campus was shut down following the incident until further notice and its hostels vacated to avoid a further escalation of violence.