ISLAMABAD: Police say they are searching for a Christian man facing blasphemy charges after a Muslim friend accused him of insulting Islam with a poem.
Local police official Mohammad Asim said on Tuesday that the accused, Nadeem, is on the run. Nadeem is alleged to have sent his friend the controversial poem on WhatsApp.
The incident occurred in the town of Sara-e-Alamghir in Punjab. Asim said police are also guarding a local church to avoid any violence.