Pakistan: Rawalpindi man arrested, booked over desecration of Bible
A man has been arrested and booked for allegedly desecrating the Bible in Rawalpindi city of Pakistan.
The incident came to light when a video showing a man insulting the Bible with a slipper surfaced on Twitter, reports Dawn News.
In response to the video, the Rawalpindi police stated that the suspect was “swiftly traced” and apprehended through “prompt law enforcement action”, the newspaper reported.
The police further stated that an “exemplary punishment” would be meted out to the suspect following a “thorough and merit-based” investigation.
Rawalpindi Regional Police Officer Syed Khurram Ali told Dawn.com the arrest was made earlier in the day.
He further stated that the suspect will be presented in court tomorrow (Sunday) to secure his physical remand, enabling the commencement of the interrogation process.