• Tuesday, March 28, 2023


Man jailed for Asad Shah murder

Asad Shah was killed for “disrespecting” Islam

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A 32-year-old man has been locked up for life after he admitted killing Glasgow shopkeeper Asad Shah for “disrespecting” Islam. Sunni Muslim Tanveer Ahmed, from Bradford, stabbed Shah outside his store in Shawlands on March 24 after watching videos the victim had posted online about his beliefs. Ahmed was told he would serve a minimum of 27 years in jail for the murder. Shah was an Ahmadiyya, a minority sect not recognised by all Muslims who are are persecuted in parts of the world and are banned by the constitution of Pakistan from referring to themselves as Muslims. Ahmed said…

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