17 May 2019 :
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on 16 May 2019 upheld the death sentence of three convicts and acquitted two others in the lynching and burning alive of a Christian couple who were accused of blasphemy in Kasur’s Kot Radha Kishan in the year 2014.
A two-judge bench headed by Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan, dismissed appeals filed by convicts Riaz, Irfan, and Mehdi Khan, who had challenged their sentence.
However, the court acquitted Hanif and Hafiz.
In November, 2016, an anti-terrorism court sentenced them to death on four counts each after they were found guilty of burning Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi alive in a brick kiln in Kot Radha Kishan near Lahore.