Blasphemy case lodged against author
ISLAMABAD: An author by the name of Dr Iftikhar Sheikh has been arrested and charged on allegations of blasphemy in the capital, DawnNews reported.
According to the police, a young man named Usman Sheikh accused his uncle Dr Iftikhar Sheikh of writing blasphemous material in his books.
Madrassa students held a protest rally outside a police station in Islamabad against the author.
Police officials said that accused Iftikhar Hussain, after being arrested, has been detained at an undisclosed location.