LAHORE - Additional District and Sessions Judge Naveed Islam Monday sentenced a man to death for blasphemy.

The judge also imposed Rs1million fine on the convict. Zulfiqar Ali was arrested when he was writing blasphemous remarks on the wall of Afghan Park in Sant Nagar area of Lahore.

Later, police registered the case on the complaint of Syed Najamul Hassan who said the convict would hurl derogatory remarks whenever he heard Azan. However, the victim told the judge that he did not commit the blasphemy and was implicated falsely.