KARACHI: A 16-year-old Christian boy from Karachi was charged with blasphemy, BBC reported on Thursday.
According to the report, Ryan Stanten was accused of forwarding a text message on October 9 which contained offensive material.
Stanten’s house was ransacked by an angry crowd and burnt their belongings on the street, the report stated.
Earlier, Rimsha Masih was arrested in a poor suburb of Islamabad on August 16 after a neighbour accused her of burning papers containing verses from the Quran, in breach of Pakistan’s strict blasphemy laws.
The incident garnered criticism from across the globe.