October 01, 2011

Pakistani Man Gets Death Sentence in Governor's Murder

Good, hope their life insurance is up to date. The murderer, Mumtaz Qadri, has become the darling of some Pakistanis.

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Click image to see this twits "hero", murderer Mumtaz Qadri

He killed Govenor Salman Tasser because he dared to question Pakistan's blasphemy laws. Asia Bibi, a Christian woman, had appealed to him after she was given a death sentence for blasphemy.

A Pakistani police officer has been convicted and sentenced to death for the killing of a liberal governor who opposed Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law.

A judge announced the verdict Saturday at an anti-terrorism court in a prison in the city of Rawalpindi.

Officer Mumtaz Qadri had confessed to killing Punjab Province Governor Salman Taseer earlier this year because of the governor's opposition to Pakistan's blasphemy law. The law mandates the death sentence for those who insult Islam. Qadri was a member of the governor's security team.

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By Stable Hand at 01:58 PM | Comments |