PAKISTAN – Christian girl set on fire for turning down Muslim man’s marriage proposal

Pakistan Today, April 20, 2018 (thanks to Orange Martyrs):

–Sialkot’s Rizwan Gujjar torched Asma using petrol after she refused to renounce her faith and marry him

LAHORE: A Christian girl was set ablaze by a Muslim man in Sialkot for “refusing to renounce her faith and marry him”, Pakistan Today has learnt.

According to the girl’s father Yaqoob Masih, his 25-year-old daughter Asma used to work as a domestic help at the house of Saeeduz Zaman in Mohalla Pakpura area in Sialkot.

“On April 17, my son Maqsood and I went to Zaman’s house around to meet Asma and to inquire after the health of Zaman’s mother. We were sitting in a room when there was a knock on the front gate. Asma went out to see who had come when after some time we heard her screaming in pain. Zaman, Maqsood and I rushed outside to see what had happened and saw the accused Rizwan Gujjar fleeing from the scene while Asma was engulfed in flames,” Masih claimed in the FIR [First Information Report] registered with Sialkot’s Civil Lines Police.

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