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A Christian Pastor kidnapped in Pakistan

ICC Note:

A pastor was kidnapped in Pakistan in the village of Chak on August 12, the Pakistan Christian Post reports.

8/15/2012 Pakistan (The Voice) – Pastor Kelvin, aged 32, was kidnaped on August 12, 2012, when he went to shop Pakistani flags to celebrate Pakistan Independence Day falling on August 14, 2012, with his family.

Pastor Kelvin, resident of village Chak No 371, in Nankana Sahib District of Punjab province of Pakistan was a preacher among Christians and Muslims on which radical Muslims were threatening him from months.

The Christian mother sentenced to death on blasphemy accused named Asia Bibi also resided in this district of Punjab who is waiting for her appeal in Sheikupura jail.

The Voice team comprised of Mr. Shahid Anthony, Mr. Khurram Akhtar, Mr. Gohar and Mr. Mehboob visited family of Pastor Kelvin and met with his neighbors also on August 14, 2012.

According to The Voice team investigation, the Pastor was preaching Christianity in the Non- Christian areas as well, and it was becoming a danger for the non-Christian people because other people were showing interest in Christianity and were willing to Embrace Christianity. Pastor Kelvin started to get the threats for life when he started converting people to Christianity.

Pastor Kelvin has five children and a wife. He has two sons and three daughters namely Roma, Anmol, Daniel, Ismail, and Angel.

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