Lahore: An Additional District and Sessions court sentenced a man to 25 years rigorous punishment after he was found guilty of desecrating sacred scriptures in blasphemy case today.

During the hearing of the case, Police produced Zulfiqar before Additional District and Sessions judge Jazib Saeed.

The court heard statements from witnesses and lawyers' claims and found the prisoner guilty of disrespecting sacred scriptures.

The court charged Zulfiqar with blasphemy and awarded 25 years rigorous imprisonment to the convicted prisoner.

The court also ordered to seize all movable and immovable assets of Zulfiqar.

A case had been registered against him by Race Course station police in 2006.