A Christian family has claimed a highly unusual victory over police officers who were suspected of beating a son to death in the heavily Muslim Pakistan justice system.
The $30,000 payment for the death of Arslan Masih amounts to several years’ income for the family, according to the American Center for Law and Justice.
ACLJ’s branch in Pakistan, the Organization for Legal Aid, has been working with the Masih family for several weeks now to gain justice for the family.
WND reported last year the 17-year-old Christian was beaten to death by police “because he had gotten into a fight with a Muslim classmate who tried to bully him into renouncing his faith.”
The boy’s father, Mushtaq Masih, told Morning Star News: “Arslan was attending his tuition classes at the Ideal Science Academy when Head Constable Imtiaz, Driver Rashid, Constable Arshad and some other unidentified policemen kicked open the door