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(BBC) – A Christian man has been arrested in Pakistan ‘s North-West Frontier Province for allegedly desecrating a Koran. Yousaf Masih, 35, was arrested late on Tuesday in the town of Nowshera , 40km (25 miles) east of Peshawar . Neighbours had complained Mr Masih had torn pages from the Koran and burned them in the street. About 300 people protested, demanding quick punishment. Insulting Islam, the Prophet Mohammad or the holy book can be punishable with death under blasphemy laws….Some of the people protesting over Mr Masih’s alleged actions reportedly pelted a nearby Hindu temple with stones wrongly thinking he was a Hindu. Hindu MP Gur Sardar raised the issue in the provincial parliament, calling for greater protection for minority communities. [Go To Full Story]