Thousands Flock to Pakistani Shrine Honoring Assassin

March 25, 2017 12:21 PM
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Mumtaz Qadri killed the governor of Punjab province who favored liberalizing Pakistan's blasphemy law in 2011. Qadri was hanged last year after being found guilty of murder. Now he is being hailed as a hero. Thousands of supporters paid tribute to his shrine on the anniversary of his death earlier this month. VOA's Muhammad Ishtiaq reports.