Century-old Christian graveyard, homes in Pak demolished

Khanewal [Pakistan], May 22 (ANI): Houses and a graveyard belonging to the Christian community in Khanewal district of Punjab province in Pakistan were destroyed and grabbed by a politician belonging to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI).

According to sources, a group of Muslims led by Zafar Iqbal Nunari, a local landlord and party member of PTI, forcibly occupied a century-old graveyard in Chak village of Khanewal district.

On the day of the incident, Nunari and his followers, including Akram Ghulam Haider, Iqbal Ghulam Qadir and others forcefully entered the Christian graveyard with a tractor and ploughed up the graves.

Members of the Christian community tried to stop the desecration, but were driven off after Nunari and his followers brandished guns and threatened the members of the minority community with dire consequences.


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