ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistani police say an axe-wielding officer killed a Shiite man in police custody, claiming he had committed blasphemy by insulting companions of the Prophet Muhammad.
Officer Mukhtar Ahmed says the incident took place at a police station in the city of Gujrat in eastern Punjab province early Thursday.
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