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Muslim Gang rape a Christian woman then set home on fire to grab property

Kasur, Pakistan: January 25, 2017. (By Khalid Zhahzad) The influential Muslim named Mohammad Din along with three others entered forcibly in home of Christian woman when her husband has on work and gang raped her with threats to leave their family property which was adjacent to home of culprits in a village Bahadur Pura in District Kasur of Punjab province of Pakistan.

Mr. Rehmat Masih aged 70, father of victim of gang rape knocked every door for justice to lodge report against Muslim rapists but due to their influence and contact in government none was ready to register case against them.

The village Bahadar Pura is situated on main road of Dipal Pur in District Kasur in which more than ten thousand Muslims and three hundred Christians were living side by side from decades. This village is built on Federal land and illegally occupied by all residents who sell and buy land of homes on PT-1 forms. The Muslims of this village own agriculture land and other businesses while Christian for them in farms or perform other laborer duties.

On January 23, 2017, when Christian gang rape victim (withholding her name due to privacy) was sleeping in home with her 4 children and her father Rehmat Masih early morning after leaving her husband to work she saw smoke in left corner of room. The elder daughter of rape victim cried fire fire after seeing flames and ran out of room but Rehmat Masih was unable to run out. The Christian family started shouting to safe Rehmat Masih but when people reached for rescue until then Rehmat Masih legs and hands were burnt.

The local people shifted Rehmat Masih to District Headquarter Hospital Kasur for treatment but he was denied and medical support without report of police as it was legal case.

When news of attempt to burn alive poor Christian family spread among Christians, Mr. Khalid Shahzad approached the victim family and contacted DPO Kasur Mr. Ali Nasir Rizvi who ordered to register case against Muslim culprits and admit Rehmat Masih for treatment.

Talking with Pakistan Christian Post, Human Right Activist and Christian leader Khalid Shahzad said that Mohammad Ahmad Din and his children purchased piece of residential land from Rahmat Masih,s nephew at low price in 2014. They built 4 rooms home which is in neighbor of Rahmat Masih. Last year in June Basharat Ali son of Ahmad Din asked Rahmat Masih to sell his house but he refused. In August 2016, Bashart Ali again pressured Rahmat Masih to sell home but he refused on which Basharat Ali got angry and threatened him for life and dire consequences. In October 2016, Mohammad Basharat Ali along with 3 of his friends entered in home of Rehmat Masih and gang raped her daughter to teach him lesson.

With intervene of high officials, the police registered a case under FIR # 70/17 with 436/427/380/354/506 in Saddar Police Station Kasur but Mohammad Basharat using his influence got interim bail before arrest and walked free mocking justice.