Lahore- A session’s court today handed down the death sentence and imposed a fine of Rs100,000 on a blasphemy accused after charges were proved against him.

According to reports the additional session’s court Judge Naveed Iqbal issued the ruling in the case. The accused, Zulfikar, was 'caught red-handed' while writing blasphemous remarks on the walls of Afghan Park in Lahore's Islampura area in 2008. He was booked under blasphemy charges on a complaint filed by area residents. The area residents also claimed that the man used bad language at the time of Azaan (call for prayers).