LAHORE - An additional district and sessions judge on Tuesday directed the SHO Civil Lines Police station to proceed according to law on an application seeking registration of a case against owners of American website Facebook for hosting a blasphemous contest of cartoons of the Prophet (PBUH). Additional Sessions Judge Nazar Hussain passed the order on an application of Muhammad Azhar Siddique advocate, chairman Judicial Activism Penal who submitted that SHO civil lines police station was not registering FIR on his application in this regard. The judge also directed the applicant to approach civil lines police station to record his statement before police for FIR against Facebook owners and prove his case. Earlier, the SHO Civil Lines police station, who had appeared before the court on Tuesday on courts orders submitted he needed legal opinion whether or not FIR could be registered in Pakistan against owners of the American Website Facebook. Azhar submitted owners of Facebook (Mark Elliot Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz), the artist (Andy) and the management of the website committed a heinous and serious crime under Section 295-C of Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 (PPC) read with Section 109 PPC as well as other provision of law in this regard. He argued in the court the blasphemous act of Facebook amounted to infringement of social values, national and international laws and protocols as well as the Charter of the United Nations. He said section 295-C of the PPC says, Use of derogatory remark etc., in respect of the Holy Prophet, whoever by words, either spoken or written, or by visible representation, or by any imputation, innuendo, or insinuation, directly or indirectly, defiles the sacred name of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) shall be punished with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable for fine. The petitioner-lawyer further said Section 109 of the PPC runs as follows: punishment of abetment if the act abetted is committed in consequence and where no express provisions is made for its punishment: Whoever abets any offence shall, if the act is abetted is committed in consequence of the abetment, and no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such abatement, be punished with the punishment provided for the offence. The petitioner prayed the police be directed to meet the end of justice and in view of Section 154 of the Criminal Procedure Code and verdict laid down by the Supreme Court in a reported judgment, PLD 2007 SC 539 to register a case against the above nominated accused(s).