Inspector General Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Monday said there was no evidence to suggest Mardan university student who was beaten to death on campus committed blasphemy.
“There was no blasphemous content uploaded on Mashal Khan’s social media pages prior to his lynching,” K-P IG Salahuddin Khan Mehsud said while addressing media.
He added there’s no concrete evidence, the university student who was beaten to death on campus over blasphemy allegations had committed blasphemy.  The IG also said that another student Abdullah had recorded his statement before the police. “A friend has denied that he and Mashal Khan uploaded any blasphemous content on social media,” Mehsud said.
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Police announced Monday they had arrested 22 people after the lynching of a university student accused of blasphemy, but observers said there was little hope authorities would secure convictions.
A large mob attacked journalism student Mashal Khan last Thursday, stripping, beating and shooting him before …
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