11 Sep Update on Babu Shahbaz’ s case
On January 31 CLAAS secured custody of Babu Shahbaz who is accused of blasphemy for defiling the Holy Quran.
CLAAS told the concerned authorities it would present him before the police for investigation if required. CLAAS is keeping Shahbaz in its shelter house where his family are also being housed.
Shahbaz had been detained in model town police station since 30th, December 2016. CLAAS has been involved in this matter from the day of his arrest. According to Shahbaz he has not been forced or tortured into making a confession.
Apart from providing shelter, CLAAS is also providing free legal aid to the family. Please remember Babu Shahbaz, his family and many other Muslims and Christians who are suffering because of the blasphemy law in Pakistan in your prayers.
February 2, 2017