January 15, 2010 - On January 11, a judge in Faisalabad, Pakistan, convicted a Christian young man, Imran Masih, for defiling, damaging and desecrating the extracts of the Holy Quran and sentenced to life imprisonment. He is now in judicial lockup of District Jail Faisalabad to serve out the sentences awarded to him. Masih, a shopkeeper in the town, was indicted and arrested on charges of blasphemy law after he cleaned his shop of paper trash and leftover books, placing them in a barrel and burning them. When neighboring shopkeepers noticed, they accused him of buring pages of the Koran. The Muslims of the area then severely beat the man and damaged his shop. The story spread among the mosques of the surrounding area, started inciting Muslims to take part in the assault, to take revenge from Christians for this outrageous act. A large number of Muslims including clerics assembled, they staged a protest, blocked the roads, chanted slogans against Christian and demanded shouting "Death to blasphemers in public". Meanwhile, police arrived at the occurrence, took the Imran Masih into custody and framed a blasphemy case against him. Click below for story.