Christian couple beaten to death in Pakistan
November 5 , 2014
In an instance of rising community based violence against minorities, a Christian couple, both brick-kiln workers, was beaten to death in Pakistan and their bodies burnt. Media reports stated that the two were alleged to have desecrated a Quran.
The murderous assault by a Muslim mob occured in the town of Kot Radha Kishan in Punjab.
Shahbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Punjab, has constituted a committee for fast-tracking the probe into the killings, and stepped up security in Christian neighborhoods.
References: Media reports