Lahore Police arrested Allama Nasir Abbas, a known religious speaker, after he spoke at a Majlis-e-aza in Lahore.
Banned terrorist outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba is said to be mastermind of the arrest. The banned outfit lodged cases in different parts of Punjab province against Nasir Abbas. They accused him of making blasphemous remarks. Nasir Abbas has denied having made such remarks.