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Muslim landlord hangs to death Christian youth in Pakistan.

Gujranwala, Punjab: February 8, 2011. (PCP) The activists of All Pakistan Minorities Alliance and local Christians blocked GT Road with burning tires at Ghakkar Mandi, in Gujranwala district on murder of a Christian youth. The protestors were demanding registration of murder case against Muslim landlords who hanged to death their Christian employee on being one day absent from duty.

Imran Masih, aged 24, resident of village Nut Kallan, was serving as driver with Mohammad Masood from two years but failed to reach on duty on February 5, 2011, due to sickness.

On February 6, 2011, when Imran Masih reached on his duty, his Muslim employer was outraged and tortured him to death. Later, Mohammad Massod, Munir Ahmad, Mohammad Mohsin along with other Muslims hanged Imran Masih with rope in neck to ceiling and informed his father Lal Masih, who is also employed with that his son have committed suicide.

There were visible signs of torture on body of Imran Masih on which his father reached police station to lodge report of murder which was denied on pressure of Muslim influential killers.

Lal Masih approached Christian leaders for help on which Mr. Khalid Gill, Chief Organizer of All Pakistan Minorities Alliance called to launch a public protest.

After blocking GT Road, the police administration registered case against Mohammad Masood, Munir Ahmad and Mohammad Mohsin under section 302 PPC, with vide FIR number 67/11 in Ghakkar Mandi Police Station.

APMA leaders, Abid Gill, Rafiq Khawar led hundreds of protestors for hours in Ghakkar Mandi with blocking traffic on GT. Road which forced administration to lodge FIR under murder charges.

Imran Masih, a Christian youth of 25, was laid to rest here today in his native village Nut Kallan graveyard with mourning family and friends.

Mr. Khalid Gill, Chief Organizer of APMA and Chairman of Christian Lawyers Foundation CLF have urged Gujranwala administration to arrest Muslims accused in FIR to ensure justice.