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Hindu teacher gets life imprisonment over blasphemy in Pakistan's Sindh

Dais Editorials | 09/02/2022 08:34 AM | Click to read full article

 A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Hindu college teacher to life imprisonment over blasphemy in Sindh province, local media has reported, adding that the session court also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the convict.

Nautan Lal, who is a teacher at the Government Degree College, was arrested in 2019 and he has been in jail since as an under-trial prisoner. September 14, 2019, a video was shared on social media in which a student claimed that the owner of a local school had committed blasphemy.