Lahore; June 29, 2021:   Mr. Rohan Ahmad, Malik Usman Ahmad and Hafiz Tariq Shehzad, etc. were booked on May 26, 2020 with FIR Nr. 29/2020 at Police Station FIA Cyber Crimes Wing, Lahore under PPCs 295-B, 298-C, 120-B, 109, 34 R/W, 2016-PECA-11. If declared guilty they could be imprisoned for life. Pakistan’s Cyber Crimes Department, Lahore that works under Federal Investigation Agency conducted a raid on the house of Mr. Rohan Ahmad at Wapda Town, Lahore, arrested and tortured him. He is currently at Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore.

Malik Usman Ahmad and Hafiz Tariq Shehzad were arrested on appearance in the FIA office; they are in Camp Jail Lahore.

Lately, the detainees’ plea for release on bail was rejected by the sessions court. They went in appeal to the high court against this decision. There, two judges, one after the other refused to hear their plea. Their trial goes on in the court of Syed Ali Abbas, Additional Sessions Judge, Lahore. The court, in accord with the plea of the opponents, has added the blasphemy clause PPC 295-C to the list of charges. Penalty under this clause is death.