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Zafarullah Khan equates betrayal of Jesus Christ with graft charges against the prime minister

Christians want blasphemy law used against Muslim lawyer

A Pakistani journalist poses for a photograph with a copy of a corruption report on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif released by Supreme Court appointed officials July 12. (Photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP)

ucanews.com reporter, Karachi
Pakistan

July 17, 2017

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Pakistani Christians have petitioned the government to book a ruling party leader on blasphemy charges for drawing an "offensive" parallel between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Jesus Christ.

The Pakistani prime minister and his family are under investigation for owning offshore properties highlighted by media through what is called the Panama Papers Leaks — of documents held by a Panama-based law firm identifying links between political and business leaders and offshore companies and accounts.

Sharif denies the charges but Supreme Court-appointed officials have already filed a 254-page report implicating the prime minister and his family.

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