Dozens arrested after mob lynches Christian couple in Pakistan over blasphemy charge

November 5, 2014 1:31 PM

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Dozens arrested after mob lynches Christian couple in Pakistan over blasphemy charge

LAHORE: Police in Pakistan arrested dozens of people on Wednesday after a mob beat a Christian couple to death and burned their bodies for allegedly desecrating the Quran.

Blasphemy is a serious offence in conservative Pakistan where those accused are sometimes lynched on the spot.

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