Javed Naz and two others victim of blasphemy, Gujranwala-Punjab

Irshad Javed w/o Javed Naz aged about 50 approached CTS on Friday October 28, 2016 and requested for help in the blasphemy case. Irshad informed CTS director, Katherine Sapna that her husband Javed Naz s/o Bhakhsha  Masih aged 52 years resident of Street no. 2, Mohallah Tariq Abad, Chand Da Qilla Line Par, Gujranwala was accused of blasphemy among two others Anjum Naz and Jaffar Ali, got arrested on 15 May 2015 by the local police of Satellite Town, District Gujranwala in the case FIR no. 395/15 Offence Under Section 386, 295 – C PPC, 6/7 A T A , 1997 on 15– 05 – 2015 on the complaint of Basharat Ahmad Inspector (SHO).

Javed Naz was a school teacher in a private High School in Gujranwala, he along with Anjum Naz (another School teacher) and Jaffar Ali were blamed to record blasphemous text and later they started using the same for extortion of money from each other. A formal charge was framed by the court against the accused on 29-08-2015 and the case trial started in the Anti Terrorist Court –ll Gujranwala.

In June 2016 the all three accused were sentenced to death for committing blasphemy and they were shifted from Gujranwala to Faisalabad Prison. Javed Naz, Anjum Naz and Jaffar Ali has been filed a case appeal in the High Court against the death sentence and waiting for the hearing like other blasphemy victims.

javed-naz1Irshad Javed informed CTS that she is struggling alone and fighting the case since one year and now she is helpless even to support her children. Since Javed Naz was arrested by the police the family could not stay at their home and fled for their life safety. They live hide as the militants with green turban started watching the family and also planned to burn them inside the house, said Irshad Javed.

She has three children a daughter named Saniya Javed aged 21 student FSC, Son, Zeshan Javed aged 20 stutend of 1st year and Simran Javed aged 11 student of 9th grade. All thee has stop going school as they cannot afford education expenses. Living at relatives the family disturbed as they do not get support from relatives.

Depressed Irshad Javed requested prayers, family assistance as well as legal support in the legal case of blasphemy against her husband.

Reported by

CTS Team Pakistan