Junaid Jamshed assaulted at Islamabad airport for alleged blasphemy

A video that has gone viral on social media, shows a charged crowd taking blows at the singer-turned-evangelist

News Desk March 27, 2016

Singer-turned-evangelist Junaid Jamshed was assaulted by a group of men at Islamabad airport late Saturday night.

A video that has gone viral on social media, shows a charged crowd taking blows at the singer-turned-evangelist at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport. The men can be heard chanting slogans against the preacher, claiming he has committed blasphemy.

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The footage shows the group of men beat up Jamshed repeatedly only to pause for a moment and then lunge at him again.


Shaken after the assault, Jamshed who remained silent throughout the video, took to Twitter and said, “I wish I wasn't travelling alone.  A little distressed with what happened. Musalman the is liye bad'dua bhi na kr saka inke liye.”

Many took to Twitter to condemn the attack:


In December 2014, Jamshed was booked for alleged blasphemy over one of his televised sermons that was thought to contain blasphemous remarks about a wife of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The preacher later publicly apologised and asked for forgiveness.

I stand with Junaid Jamshed

Mubin Qadri, a member of Sunni Tehreek’s Rabita committee, filed an application under Section 22-A of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) to a South court, seeking action against Jamshed for what he called blasphemous remarks in a video clip. District and Sessions Judge Ahmed Saba ordered SHO Risala police station to record statement of the complainant under Section 154 of the CrPC and book Jamshed if the case falls under criminal procedure. Junaid Jamshed has already apologised for the remarks in a subsequent video clip.


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mumtaz | 6 years ago | Reply so glad I don't live in Pakistan, shameful to say I'm a Pakistani even though I was born and bred here but iv got the stupid tag of it and I will never go into a place like this with disgusting people, country has no morals left packed with corruption and thieves and liars and the list goes on and on and on, disgraceful go and beat your politicians and other criminals that have robbed the country blind but no you're cowards because touch them and you will disappear from the face of the planet and we wouldn't want that instead you go and attack a person that is by himself wow amazing well done give yourself a reward on your "mardangi" junaid jamshed has a big support group on the UK he doesn't need to go to Pakistan to educate people that have no brain cells!!
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