A Pakistani boy was abused after rumors spread that he had burnt a copy of the Koran.
Tension gripped a small town in Pakistan, after rumours that a Hindu child had burnt a copy of the Muslim holy book, the Koran.
The incident took place in a remote mountainous area between Hyderabad and Karachi.
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Following the incident, people reportedly gathered in the town of Thano Ahmed Khan to pressure police to take action against the child.
Later it was revealed that the child, who works in a grocery store, had mistakenly given a buyer some goods wrapped in a page from a textbook which had a Koranic verse on it.
According to reports, the child was taken to a guesthouse, stripped and beaten up. Another report, denied by police, said that the boy was paraded naked in the area…
Police tried to verify the incident but no one in Thano Ahmed Khan could produce the paper which contained the Koranic verse.