Mashal Khan: death sentence for Pakistan blasphemy murder

Mashal Khan: death sentence for Pakistan blasphemy murder

Student was seized from his dorm room by a mob who stripped, beat and shot him

A Pakistani court has sentenced one person to death and five others to life imprisonment for lynching a student accused of blasphemy, a crime which sent shockwaves through the conservative Muslim country.

Mashal Khan, 23, was stripped, beaten and shot by a gang made up mostly of students last April before being thrown from the second floor of his dormitory at Abdul Wali Khan university in the northwestern city of Mardan.

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